|Mara Menzies – Trustee
Mara is artistic director of Toto Tales, an Edinburgh based theatrical storytelling company. She is passionate about children and has a strong interest in issues affecting women across the globe. Mara has been a Trustee since 2009 and has worked on our projects in India and Malawi.
|Richard Firth – Trustee
Richard is a Workshop Coordinator at Milltown Workshop in Aberdeenshire, and is involved in collecting and refurbishing old tools. Milltown have been sending tools to Malawi through GCT since 2008. Richard has been a Trustee of GCT since 2009.
|Zara Christie – Trustee
Zara is a Clinical Psychologist. She has been interested in development projects abroad and has volunteered in South India, Uganda and Indonesia. Zara became involved with GCT in 2009 and became a Trustee in 2011.
|Eileen Henderson – Trustee
Eileen has retired from teaching craft in primary schools. She travelled to India and South America in the 1970s and is interested in World Cinema. She has been involved with GCT since 2007 and became a Trustee in 2011.
|Emma Duncan – Trustee and Malawi Project Manager
Emma co-ordinates our ‘Tools and Training for Livelihood in Malawi since 2008, and has managed them since 2013. She is also an artist and art teacher, specialising in teaching adults with learning difficulties. Emma became a GCT Trustee in 2012.
|Blessings Kachale – Malawi Project Advisory Committee
Blessings has been involved with GCT since 2007 with the design, implementation and monitoring of our projects in Malawi. She is currently doing a PHD in International Health and Development in Edinburgh, with an academic focus on Malawi.
|Ayesha Christie – India Project Manager
Ayesha is a human rights barrister. She has a long-standing interest in international development and has a special interest in the rights of children. Ayesha has been involved with developing and monitoring the GCT India projects since 2009. In 2013, Ayesha participated in a monitoring and evaluation trip to Malawi.
|Brinda Adige – Director, Global Concerns India
Brinda has worked in partnership with the Global Concerns Trust for many years, spearheading projects related to women and child rights, anti-trafficking, accountable governance, and training elected women representatives in village panchayats.