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, women’s rights and conservation. He is the founder of a successful media campaign, Too Much Too Many, which focussed on population and sustainability issues. 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).
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 joined our team in June 2015. She holds postgraduate degrees in Economics and Public Management. Prior to working with us, Carina worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, carrying out research and implementing projects on women’s empowerment in agriculture and food security in several West African countries and India. Carina has substantial experience collaborating closely with women’s organisations. Carina has also advocated for rural women and sustainability issues in various international policy making forums as Policy Officer at the World Farmers’ Organization.
Kathryn Lloyd – Programmes & Operations Manager
Kathryn joined our team in September 2013, after working in training and quality improvement at CAFCASS, a child safeguarding agency. She has experience in project and event management, data analysis, fundraising and CMS. She holds a BSc in Human Geography and an MA in International Development from the University of Leeds. Kathryn brings six years’ experience of volunteering in the charity sector in the UK and Ethiopia on women’s rights and development issues, the environment and women’s empowerment.
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.
Dr Marian Davis – Youth-Friendly Services Manager
Marian has over 30 years’ experience in adolescent healthcare provision. Working as a GP in Herefordshire, she set up a number of young people’s clinics in schools and ran a successful young people’s clinic at her GP practice for over 20 years. Marian is the Chair of the Adolescent Health Group at the Royal College of General Practitioners, and is working with us to strengthen our sexual and reproductive health training programmes in Uganda.