Mike is the former Managing Director of the Co-operative Travel Group. He was previously a trustee of the Society’s Charitable Foundation and has helped to raise nearly £1 million for the Society’s charities in the past few years.
Karen is the President of the Bradford Group, an award-winning marketing, public relations and advertising firm, which is based in New York. Karen accompanied Just a Drop on a project visit to Tanzania and was inspired by the difference the new water source had made to the community.
Gaston is the Director of Business Development at Reed Travel Exhibitions. “I believe we cannot allow any human being to die simply due to a lack of drinkable water. We are extremely lucky and it is our responsibility to help others in need.”
Fiona is a dispute resolution solicitor at Mishcon de Reya and previously spent 12 years in the Legal Department of the London Fire Brigade. Fiona was inspired to support Just a Drop when she learnt just how essential clean water is to ensuring children have the best possible start in life.
Kerry has a passion for supporting disadvantaged children and has made it her goal to raise £100,000 for Just a Drop, in just one year! So, far her efforts have seen her run jam sales, jump out of planes and organise a charity ball! To top it all, she’s just completed an ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Claire is the UK Director for the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership, an independent, not-for-profit organization, which provides multi-country educational programs designed to introduce students to career opportunities within the Travel & Tourism industry. The need to provide safe drinking water for all is an issue Claire has supported for many years.
Brian is a Founding Director at the On Holiday Group. He has spent his whole career in travel and wanted to give something back. He says, “I was inspired by the great and essential work that Just a Drop does and this made me want to get involved.” Brian is the Chair of our new fundraising committee.