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The Volunteer Zambia Foundation

foundation@volunteer-zambia.com

Meet the team

Directors Group

The Directors Group is responsible for reviewing the strategic direction and aims of the Volunteer Zambia project.

The group is comprised of the individual Directors of Sport from the seven universities, or a representative thereof, plus a group of external persons appointed by the Wallace Group, who each hold an interest in, or are associated with the delivery of, the Volunteer Zambia project.

Directors of Sport

Stephen Stewart MBE

Director of Sport

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Daryl Dixon

Head of Sport

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Jim Aitken MBE

Director of Sport

UE-400

John Steele OBE

Executive Director of Sport

LU-400

Cathy Gallagher

Director of Sport

STIR-400

Mark Brian

Head of Sport & Physical Activity

Durham-400

Ben O’Connell

Director of Sport

CMU-400

External Directors

Frankson Mushindu

Executive Director, Sport in Action

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Clare Barrell

Senior International Relations Advisor, UK Sport

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Dr Davies Banda

Lecturer in Sport Policy & Management

UE-400

Lisa Wainwright MBE

CEO Sport and Recreation Alliance

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Operational Leads

The Operational Leads are the group of individual points of contact within each University, responsible for managing and delivering the Volunteer Zambia project.

Georgia Donohue

Student Volunteering Team Leader

Durham-400

Gethin Smart

Sport Development and Workforce Manager

CMU-400

Cath Harvey

Sports Volunteering & Employability Manager
c.harvey@lboro.ac.uk

LU-400

Neil Rankin

Sports Coordinator – Volunteering and Participation
neil.rankin@ed.ac.uk

UE-400

Kate Hansbury

Student and Staff Development Manager
kate.hansbury@northumbria.ac.uk

NU-400

Amy Beattie

Student Sport Experience Officer
amy.beattie1@stir.ac.uk

STIR-400

Nina Revell

Sports Development Officer (Leadership and Volunteering)
nrr3@st-andrews.ac.uk

STA-400

The Volunteer Zambia Foundation is the official charity of the Wallace Group and the Volunteer Zambia project.

The Board that runs the charity consists of nine alumni of the original UK Sport IDEALS Project (rebranded Volunteer Zambia in 2018) ranging from 2006-2011.

The Foundation is supported by the founder of the Wallace Group Dr. Peter Warburton OBE, who is a tireless devotee of sport in Zambia and former Dean of Experience at Durham University.

Paul Williams

Laura Williamson

Rob Day

Richard Saunders

Caroline Chilton

Mollie Pearse

Dr Peter Warburton OBE