We are delighted to introduce our trustees, all of them bringing valuable experience to support us in running the fund. We really value the hard-work and experience the trustees bring to the Fund.
Christopher Hird is the founder and managing director of Dartmouth Films, the independent documentary company. He has previously worked as an investment analyst, as a journalist on the Economist, Sunday Times and New Statesman and as a TV reporter and producer. He is a former managing editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and is now chair of their Editorial Advisory Committee. He is currently a trustee of One World Media and the Wincott Foundation and is a visiting professor at City University, London.
Crispin's eldest daughter Kate is a children's rights barrister and trained mediator. She is Director of Youth Justice Legal Centre at Just for Kids Law and a Founder member of the Ruwenzori Development Foundation in Uganda. She lives in London with her husband and three children.
Crispin's daughter Meg has 20 years experiencing of working within the charity and voluntary sector. She currently works as an evaluator and assessor for grant giving organisations and publicly funded projects, with clients including Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company, BBC Children In Need and the European Commission. Having spent the last 10 years living abroad she now lives in Frome with her husband and two children.
Rosie Aubrey (Chair)
Crispin's daughter Rosie is an experienced trainer and project manager having designed and delivered numerous programmes for communities in the field of international development and peace building in Europe and internationally. She is passionate about supporting young people to reach their potential.
Sue met Crispin in 1960 and they were happily married for over 44 years. With the support of her family Sue set up the Crispin Aubrey Legacy Fund after Crispin's death. Sue is a retired Social Worker and active anti-nuclear campaigner.
Tina has been a journalist for 36 years, since starting out as a trainee reporter on the Bristol Evening Post at the age of 19. For the past 29 years she has worked for national newspapers including the Daily Mail, Today, Sunday Times, Sunday Mirror and Daily Express. Her roles have included reporter, sub editor, night editor, features editor, women's editor, executive editor and director of digital content. More recently Tina has turned her hand to lecturing, passing on her extensive knowledge of print and digital journalism to BA students at Goldsmiths University in London.
Mike is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of the West of England. An experienced journalist and author he is co-founder & Director of the journalism ethics charity The MediaWise Trust. As a trainer he has worked with journalists and non-governmental organisations in more than 40 countries, and has a background in community development.
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