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.
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.
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.
Nik had been responsible for the charity’s brand for several years and directs all marketing and communications, both on and offline. This includes our marketing campaigns, websites, social media and promotional activities.
Nik studied Art and Design in Guernsey and Bristol. He is married to Sally with 2 amazing little guys Zeph and Boaz.
Tricia has lived in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian sub-continent with her family and been involved in the communities and with projects in those localities. Sometimes this has been with individuals and at other times with organisations working to enable women and girls in particular to lead lives of dignity and self-responsibility. Tricia brings to Hope for a Child a passion for seeing communities thrive through being given appropriate support to become self-sufficient.
Tricia is an Occupational Therapist and, with Bryan, recently completed an MA in Kingdom Theology. They have 3 grown up children, brought up mostly overseas. Tricia loves reading, walking, enjoying these beautiful islands and relaxing with friends and family!