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Our Team

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Dr. Amel Karboul

Chief Executive Officer


Former Minister for Tourism in Tunisia and Commissioner at The Education Commission

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Miléna Castellnou

Chief Programs Officer

Former Associate Partner at Instiglio

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Abdulai Benedict Conteh

Program Manager

Former Program Manager in Sierra Leone at the Education Partnerships Group

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Juanita Penuela

Program Manager 

Former Associate at


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Senior Program Associate

Former Economist Consultant at The World Bank

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Walt Hetzel

Program Associate​ 

Former Educator with Peace Corps Guinea and Senior Program Coordinator with Boys and Girls Clubs of Dane County

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Sokhna Mously Fall

Program Associate​ 

Former Senior Associate at IDinsight

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Elena Casas

Program Analyst

Former Analyst at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

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Raphaëlle Errera

Chief of Staff to the CEO

Former Lecturer at the University of Oxford; International Development at Casino Group.

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Agnes Walkowska

Executive Assistant 

Former Project Manager at Passion Pictures and Executive Assistant at Locksmith Animation

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Mahri Nicholson

Operations Senior Associate

Former Administrator and Operations Officer at Ark and the Scottish Government

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Jane Brandon

Administrative Assistant

Former Program Manager at Ambition Institute

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Meera Saujani

Head of Communications

Former Head of Communications at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in China

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Özsel Beleli​

Head of Learning & Engagement

Former Senior Consultant at UNESCO-IIEP and UNICEF, Former Lecturer at SAIS; JHU and SPIA; Princeton

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Louise Albertyn

Learning and Engagement Associate​

Former Project Coordinator in the Education Innovations Initiative, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Jessica Trollip

Learning and Engagement Analyst​

Former Research Assistant at the Hertie School

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Max McCabe

Chief Operating Officer


Former Consultant at Rising Academy Network and formerly at Teach First

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Stephen Chandler

Program Manager

Former Investment Analyst at a London-based hedge fund and Treasury

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Diana Duran

Program Manager

Former Senior Associate at Instiglio

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Adriana Balducci

Program Manager

Former Senior Program Manager (Education & Skills) at FCDO

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Elsiemae Buckle

Technical Program Lead 

Former Project Lead at Rising Academy Network

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Bethany Tsz Man Fong

Program Associate​ 

Former Program Manager at Teach for Hong Kong

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Stacie Hartman

Program Associate​ 

Former Junior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company

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Louise Dessendier

Program Analyst

Former Finance & Grant Manager at the United Nations Global Fund for Education in Emergencies, Education Cannot Wait

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Bobbi Quincey-Jones

Executive Assistant

Former Head of Production & Global Logistics at In Place Of War

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Oana Malcica

Operations Specialist

Former Business Analyst and Field Support Specialist with UNICEF

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Paul Atfield

Senior Finance Associate

Formerly Managing Director at Jefferies Group

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Foday Karimu

Operations Assistant

Former Risk Manager at Standard Chartered Bank in Sierra Leone

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Eugenio Doanadio

Head of Development​

Former Chief Impact Officer at Goodwall and International Business Development Manager at Plan International

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Tinacho Chitongo

Senior Fundraising Manager

Former Director of Development at African Leadership Academy

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Tate Lyverse

Partnerships Associate

Former Consultant at Tetra


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Sooriya De Soysa

Partnerships Analyst ​

Former Fundraising Officer (Grants & Major Donors) at The Citizens Foundation

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