Clowns Without Borders UK is run by small administrative team, donating much of their time for free. Our artists also volunteer their time expertise for free. We are governed by a Board of Trustees.
Richard runs his own accountancy practice, Beancounters of Lewes Ltd, based in East Sussex.He sits on the board of several community interest companies and charities – Figment Arts CIC, North Street Co-working CIC and Murmuration Arts. He is also treasurer of Lewes Labour Party.
Nikki co-founded the environmental charity Feedback and was Executive Director from 2011 to 2017. Feedback’s
campaigns and events have been launched in more than 20 countries across the globe. Niki is the winner of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation Environmental Justice
Campaigner of the Year 2015 and
has received awards from Nesta and the BBC Food and Farming Awards.
Tanya is a former lawyer turned humanitarian lending her communications expertise to communities affected by disaster. She works globally with International NGOs, currently Oxfam. When not based at home in Oxford, Tanya can be found gathering stories in emergency contexts, gallivanting up glaciated mountains or chasing after Nelson, her beloved Sealyham Terrier. Tanya’s thoughts and photos can be found here: Huffington Post
David is a fundraising leader in the charity sector heading up the fundraising team at The Eve Appeal
An experienced Senior Manager he has over 15 years experience in the sector, working for a range of charities including ActionAid
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and ZSL London Zoo.
David is a Fellow of the Institute of Data and Marketing and Chair of the Direct Marketing in Fundraising Group.
Dr Unni Krishnan
Unni works on humanitarian and health issues, on front-lines where people encounter hostile forces – disasters, military, terror and so on. He’s worked in senior management, leadership, and governance positions for ActionAid International, Oxfam, Plan International, the Sphere Project on humanitarian minimum standards and the People’s Health Movement. He is currently the Director of Humanitarian Response at War Child Holland. More about him is here goo.gl/GmzvMY and http://bit.ly/2jqTGn1 His blogs are at
Wendy read history at Cambridge, and then went into a career in marketing & communications. She was Channel 4 Television’s first Head of Marketing, Director of Marketing at The Design Council, and has held numerous board level roles as Director of Planning in London advertising and design agencies, such as McCann Erickson and Publicis. She now runs a consultancy, The Complete Brief, specialising in creative development and project briefing.
Annabel is a clown, facilitator and storyteller from Swaziland and Malawi. For the last six years, Annabel has a project coordinator, tour leader and artist for Clowns Without Borders South Africa. She is also founder of Creative Beans
in 2008 which develops creative projects for young people and adults with a focus on social and personal transformation.