Who We Are

Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub, OM

Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub, OM

Patron

Professor of cardiac surgery

I have been a life-long student. Without education, new advances in medicine and technology would not be possible. Education keeps our world moving and quite literally changes lives.

Robert Newell, CVO

Robert Newell, CVO

Chair of Trustees

Ex Director-General, Royal Overseas League

I am eager to extend my voluntary work to helping young people from disadvantaged communities accross the world, achieve their educational goals.

Martin Fletcher

Martin Fletcher

Trustee Board

Writer and Journalist

Years of reporting from countries across the developing world has shown me that the greatest thing you can give a child is a good education.

Lisa Yacoub

Lisa Yacoub

Trustee Board

Charity Manager

For over 20 years, I have worked with NGOs and witnessed first-hand how the power of education turns people’s lives around.

Sharon Hendry

Sharon Hendry

Advisory Board

Writer and Journalist

The Bridge of Hope highlights and supports the work of projects in the developing world that are making a huge difference to people’s lives.

Claire Finlay

Claire Finlay

Advisory Board

Sculptor

Education is the way forward for many children to have brighter futures. This is what the BoH is focusing on, and that Is why they have my complete support.

Selam Bekele

Selam Bekele

Advisory Board

Business woman and philanthropist, Addis Ababa

Every penny we each donate, can change the lives of others.

Katie Campbell

Katie Campbell

Advisory Board

Writer and Academic

Education is crucial in teaching people to think clearly and to analyse information and make informed decisions. it is the key to lifting people out of poverty.

Katie Migiro

Katie Migiro

Advisory Board

Sub Editor, Thomson Reuters Foundation

I support Bridge of Hope because I believe that education is one of the best ways of giving young people a brighter future.

Ayub Khalid

Ayub Khalid

Advisory Board

Ummah Foundation

I am at present actively involved in many NGOs looking after disadvantaged communities. I am happy to extend my full support to Bridge of Hope.