Our staff

David Johnson – Chief Executive

David joined our team in July 2015 after eight years working in South Africa, where he brought together NGOs specialising in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and environmental conservation. David is passionate about environmental issues, is a qualified Game Ranger and prior to working for us, David advised our Population & Sustainability Network member, the Endangered Wildlife Trust, on integrating sexual and reproductive health actions within their conservation programmes. David is a former solicitor and has practised law in England & Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong and South Africa (where he ran his own practice and represented numerous trusts and NGOs on legal, strategic and fundraising issues). David has a particular focus promoting the importance of reproductive health and rights to the conservation sector, including work with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He is a member of the Executive Committee of the IUCN National Committee UK, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic & Social Policy.

Rosemary Massouras – Director of Training

Rosemary joined the Trust in June 2002 when her first task was organising the Valedictory Day for Professor John Guillebaud. She brought with her wide experience from a number of different roles including advertising, recruitment, running a giftware manufacturing company and as a care-home operator. In the intervening years she has managed all aspects of training events and conferences and helped to maintain the esteemed reputation of the Trust in the training of medical professionals in the field of contraception and sexual health.

Carina Hirsch – Advocacy & Projects Manager

Carina has been committed to improving the status of women and girls for over 10 years within UN agencies, International NGOs and at the Margaret Pyke Trust since joining in 2015. She has solid field experience implementing projects to improve the lives of rural women in Niger, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and India. She advocates on the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and family planning in particular, not only to improve the health, well-being and lives of women and girls, but also to further environmental objectives including habitat conservation and climate action. Carina is also a Steering Committee Member of the UK SRHR Network.

Kathryn Lloyd – Programmes & Operations Manager

Kathryn has worked for over 10 years in the charity sector in the UK, Ethiopia and Uganda. She has particular experience in sexual and reproductive health, women's empowerment, and developing cross-sectoral projects. She leads the Trust's work in Uganda, expanding the reach and impact of the Trust’s USHAPE programme to benefit the rural communities and partner organisations with which the Trust works. Kathryn is passionate about human and ecosystem health, and the interconnections between the two. She has expertise in building diverse partnerships to work at this critical development intersection.

Nataliya Cuttell - Financial and Office Manager

Nataliya joined us in 2019 and brings over 10 years of experience from working as a Finance Manager in several growing global health charities in UK (Medical Aid Films, Global Health Film Initiative) and over 25 years of international experience from commercial sector.  She is a life member of RHS and also supports other charities promoting recycling, human and animal well-being, preservation of old crafts and skills for future generations.

Sarah Uwimbabazi – USHAPE Manager

Sarah joined the Trust in April 2020 as our USHAPE Manager based in south-west Uganda, supporting the hospitals implementing our USHAPE family planning training programme. With over 13 years’ nursing experience, she is a skilled and passionate family planning trainer, holding both a Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Ugandan National Family Planning Trainer qualification. Prior to joining the Trust, Sarah worked as the Head of Family Planning and as the USHAPE Coordinator at Bwindi Community Hospital, where she was instrumental in the development and implementation of the USHAPE programme. Sarah has also supported numerous projects in south-west Uganda improving family planning services and outreach, including with Marie Stopes Uganda, the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, FHI360, and the Uganda Health Marketing Group.

Dr Clare Goodhart – USHAPE Clinical Lead

Dr Clare Goodhart MBChB,DCH, FRCGP, DFSRH is a GP with over 30 years’ experience and with particular expertise in sexual and reproductive health service provision and training. She is a Training Programme Director for Family Medicine and a Faculty of SRH Trainer as well as a honorary senior clinical tutor at Cambridge University. Dr Goodhart has been involved with developing “whole institution” sexual and reproductive health training in Uganda since 2013, and since that time has built relationships with a number of healthcare facilities and other Uganda institutions.

Dr Chelsea Morroni –Sexual & Reproductive Health Consultant (South Africa projects)

Chelsea Morroni has lived and worked in southern Africa for nearly 20 years. She directs the Botswana Sexual and Reproductive Health Initiative, is a medical advisor to the Botswana Family Welfare Organisation, a special advisor to the Botswana Ministry of Health Family Planning Programme and provides family planning training and mentorship for the Trust at our South African project sites. Chelsea has a BA in social anthropology from Harvard University, an MPH and medical degree from the University of Cape Town, an MPhil and PhD in epidemiology from Columbia University, a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare from the UK Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.