Our Team

Hope for a Child is a charity based in Guernsey, currently working in Malawi. Our team is made up of talented and committed staff and volunteers.

Roy Herring

Founder and Director of Resources and Finance

Roy and his wife Sue are joint founders of Hope for a Child, motivated by the need to see every child thriving in an environment that is free from extreme poverty.

Roy provided the vision and strategic direction to establish Hope for a Child and continues to be involved on a daily basis.

He previously worked in the IT industry in consultancy and business development.

Roy and Sue have four children, James, Nik, Tom and Isobel and a Goldador called Mollie.

Tom Herring

CEO & Director of Programme Quality & Development

Tom has been involved with Hope for a Child since its beginnings. In 2013 he started to oversee the delivery of our projects in Uganda and Malawi, and has since taken responsibility for overseeing all the day to day workings of the organisation.

Tom has spent time working and travelling in central and east Asia, east Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Tom has a BSc in International Development & Environmental Geography from UEA, and lives with a passion to see a world where extreme poverty no longer exists. He likes baking bread, photography and the sea.

Want to join the team?

We are on the look out for talented people to join the adventure