PROJECT HOPE UK Board of Trustees

Lista Cannon – Co-chairman
Lista M. Cannon is a Partner, Deputy Head of Global Litigation, and head of the London office at international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. Lista is Co-Chairman of Project Hope (UK) and a Founder Patron of the Assist a Learner Trust based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Gareth Evans – Co-chairman
Gareth has worked in the medical education and medical PR industry for over 10 years and was formerly CEO of Synergy Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of DDB Healthcare. Gareth has been an enthusiastic and committed supporter of Project HOPE UK since the late ‘90s and joined the Board of Trustees in 2012.

Amelia Chilcott Fawcett
Dame Amelia Fawcett is Chairman of the Hedge Fund Standards Board in London, Deputy Chairman of Investment AB Kinnevik in Stockholm, Sweden, a Non-Executive Director of State Street Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and a Non-Executive Director of Millicom International Cellular SA in Luxembourg. Dame Amelia is also Chairman of Trustees of the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation, a Governor of the London Business School, and a Commissioner of the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Jamie Heath
Jamie has worked in the investment banking industry for over 18 years in London and New York.  His work focuses upon providing advisory services to health care and consumer companies internationally. Jamie holds an MA from Oxford University.

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Garry Doel
Garry has been involved in a number of entrepreneurial start-ups, and has a background in IT and business change management. He has an MBA from Bond University, a Commerce Degree from UNISA, as well as a Diploma in Chemical Engineering. He currently heads up the Business Solutions department for a large UK house builder.

Keith Thomson – Treasurer
Keith has a degree in International Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. He has considerable senior management experience in several large multinational companies as well as private equity funded businesses where he has held CEO, COO and CFO positions. Keith is the COO and CFO at Pynonova plc and non-executive trustee of Project HOPE UK.