Trustees


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    Richard Benn.  Retired finance director of small/medium company, with 40 years experience of all aspects of business management.
    Treasurer of Exeter-Ethiopia Link since 2008.

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    Valerie Huggins. BA(Open) PGCE Early Years; MEd Exeter; EdD Plymouth. I am a Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Plymouth University, after many years as an Early Years teacher and consultant. I became interested in education in Ethiopia during a year as a VSO volunteer training teacher educators in Addis Ababa. I got involved with the work of EEL on my return. I am a member of the Education committee and have visited Nekemte every year since 2011. I am particularly interested in supporting the development of O grade educational provision.

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    Mark Howells.  Bsc(Hons) Engineering, Cert. Ed (FE), MSc Development Management. Senior Test Technician, Racal Radio 1989-1998. Lecturer in Electronic Engineering, Exeter College 1999-2009. Senior Peop!e & Learning Manager, Red Cross, 2010-2013. Exeter-Ethiopia Link (EEL) Committee member 1998-2013, including periods as Membership Secretary, Treasurer and Chairman. Visited EEL projects for monitoring and evaluation In 2006 and 2011. Currently member of Health & Welfare Sub-committee.

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    Dr Penelope Kirsten Huntley Pullen.

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    Dr Rupatjarshini Chilvers.

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    Emma Sarton. Freelance Education Consultant. I have worked in Education for over 15years, initially as an English Language trainer, then as a secondary teacher and then a teacher trainer. Currently I train teachers in the UK and abroad, conduct research on educational issues that impact on teaching and learning and I also monitor and evaluate education programmes in developing countries. In 2007 I went to Ethiopia with VSO and worked there for 3 years, based in Nekemte. I regularly travel back to Ethiopia and have been a member of EEL since 2012. I have a BA Economics/Geography (Portsmouth), MA Development Studies (Leeds), MEd Coaching and PGCE (Newcastle) and an MA Education Economics (IoE).

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