Concern Worldwide (UK) is governed and regulated by our Trustees.

The activities of Concern Worldwide (UK) are carried out in association with Concern Worldwide, a company registered in the Republic of Ireland, which is registered as a charity and is the sole member of Concern Worldwide (UK).

Concern Worldwide (UK) is governed and regulated by our trustees. Trustees, all of whom are non-executive, are drawn from diverse backgrounds in business and professional life and bring a broad range of experience and skills to board deliberations. There are clear distinctions between the role of the board and the executive management team to which day to day management is delegated.

The board meets five times a year and has appointed an Audit and Finance Committee which has responsibility for monitoring of the organisation’s financial systems and policies, including the audit and risk management systems. During 2017, the board established a Fundraising Committee which has responsibility for fundraising strategy and oversight, fundraising standards and reputation, fundraising policy, openness and accountability and trustee skills and training. 

The members of the board cannot, under the governance regulations of charity, receive remuneration for services to Concern.

Our trustees

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Zamila Bunglawala

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Zamila Bunglawala

Zamila is a Deputy Director of the Race Disparity Unit, Cabinet Office leading pioneering work on data having created the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website. Through her extensive national and international policy, strategy and programmes experience in senior roles – including No.10 Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office, Whitehall departments, Open Society Foundation, Young Foundation, Brookings Institution, United Nations in Darfur, Sudan and Kathmandu, Nepal – Zamila has led a wide range of policy and program projects, specialising in education and employment, gender, SGBV, ethnic and faith minority groups, humanitarian conflicts and development. She is widely published and is an international public policy speaker on gender and minority equality issues and appears regularly in print media and TV. She is on the board of UNESCO-UK and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Manchester and The Young Foundation. Zamila is recognised among the UK's BAME 100 Talent, in 2017.

Zamila Bunglawala
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John Dunford

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Diane Chilangwa Farmer

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Tony Foster

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Linda Horgan

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Jemima Jewell

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Michael Kenny

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Tony McCusker

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Rob McGrigor (Honorary Treasurer)

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Bernadette Sexton

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James Shaw-Hamilton

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Rosalyn Tamming

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Peggy Walters

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Donald Workman (Chair)

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