About the Trustees
Alice is a solicitor specialising in immigration and asylum and currently working at Duncan Lewis & Co in Dalston.
Julian, formerly finance director for marketing communications agencies, now runs a consultancy advising companies in that sector. He is treasurer of Friends of Aschiana.
Emma is a qualified nurse and has just completed a Masters in Public Health in Developing Countries at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Fiona and John Earle
For many years John and Fiona have raised funds for schools in rural Nepal through giving talks and selling Nepalese and Tibetan jewellery. John was a GP (UK general doctor), a medical journalist and worked in public health. Fiona paints watercolours of flowers, exhibiting at the Royal Horticultural Society, and has won three awards. They tirelessly raise funds (and awareness) for Friends of Aschiana mainly in and around Hertford. They were both awarded MBEs for services to street children in Kabul. Fiona is secretary of Friends of Aschiana.
Lucy is a freelance producer and writer, currently working with Equal Access in Kabul, writing and producing dramas for education and social development in Dari and Pashto with a team of Afghans. She is keeping in close touch with Aschiana from the Afghan side, and will be in Afghanistan until 2009.
Edward is a director of Resource Decisions which advises on environmental issues and low carbon economic development. He is chairman of Friends of Aschiana.
Rosamund taught history of art at the Open University and was then a full-time mother. She now runs a building and decorating company in central London.
Hugh, formerly a merchant banker, worked for the UNDP in Afghanistan from 2003-4 and then the World Bank in Washington DC. He is currently based in Kabul working for the World Bank as the coordinator of the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund.