TRUSTEE

Ben Jones

Dr. Ben Jones is a Senior Lecturer in the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia. Born in Oswestry, and educated at Cambridge and Johns Hopkins universities and the London School of Economics. Ben has worked and studied in eastern Uganda for more than twenty years. Ben

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Rona Gunnell

The bulk of Rona’s career was spent in adult and community education, working for Dumfries and Galloway Council. Rona has a particular interest in adult literacy and numeracy, and was involved in a number of government advisory groups and working parties to develop a new Scottish literacy strategy. In Dumfries

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Peter Gunnell

Now retired, Peter spent most of his working life in social services.  This included appointments as a senior manager in two local authority social services departments, and as a member of the Central Advisory Service in the former Scottish Office (now Scottish Government). His experience with voluntary organisations includes as: • Regional Manager of Relate, following his retirement;• A trustee and

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LORNA BROWN

Lorna is a vet with particular experience in breeding technology for sheep and goats. She  worked as a lecturer and researcher in Nigeria and Kiribati, central Pacific, before running a mixed veterinary practice in Wales. A founder member of Dolen Ffermio, she visits Uganda frequently and is Wales lead on

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EMYR OWEN

BSc, PhD (Wales), CBiol, FSB. University of Wales, Bangor. Professor Emiritus, University of Reading, UK. Emyr spent over 30 years at Reading University lecturing in animal production and supervising postgraduates from developing countries. He has participated in livestock research projects in East Africa and Asia, funded by the Livestock Production

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TIM SMITH

Tim first went to Africa as a volunteer in the sixties. He then worked at the Dairy Research Institute at Reading before joining the research service in Zimbabwe, where he was head of the Matopos Research Station. Since 1996 he has been involved with related projects in several African and

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CORDELIA WEEDON

Cordelia Weedon has worked as a freelance photographer, and educator for many years both in the Uk and abroad, also getting her work published and exhibited. Initially she worked freelance in London, mainly in portraiture, theatre, and music photography, also documenting some of the changing aspects of London for the Museum of

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KADUN REES

Kadun is a Politics & International Relations graduate from Cardiff University and has an MSc in Conflict, Security & Development from the University of Sussex. He began volunteering with Dolen Ffermio in 2020 and has been a trustee since 2021. Kadun is mainly involved with Dolen Ffermio’s communications and does

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Lena Fritsch

Lena Fritsch graduated from the University of Mannheim in Germany in 2015 with a Masters in Literature and Business Studies. Since then she has worked in communications and administration roles in Germany, Canada, Uganda and Wales. Passionate about sustainability based on collaboration and global solidarity, she is currently studying towards

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