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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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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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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

CEO Office

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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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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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Jane Brandon

Administrative Assistant

Former Program Manager at Ambition Institute

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Mahri Nicholson

Senior Operations Associate

Former Administrator and Operations Officer at Ark and the Scottish Government


Jessica Scott

Executive Assistant

Formerly Executive Assistant at the Royal African Society and St Columba's Hospice

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Foday Karimu

Operations Assistant

Former Risk Manager at Standard Chartered Bank in Sierra Leone


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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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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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