Andrew Dimmock, Chairman

Andrew is married with 3 children, and currently lives in High Wycombe.  He spent 12 years as director of an NGO in West Africa, implementing feeding programmes and community development projects in poor urban neighbourhoods.  He first became involved with PartnerAid UK in 2015.

Elizabeth Fewkes

Elizabeth is married with 2 children. Her current role is with an organisation that aims to build the common good in local communities through mutually supportive friendship, neighbourly service and reconciliation with a commitment to social justice and a sustainable environment.  Previous to this work, Elizabeth has worked across West London in multi-ethnic, multi-faith communities & previous to that was working with asylum seekers & refugees.  She has lived and worked in Pakistan, and visited projects overseas as part of her previous work.

She believes strongly that the people living in their neighbourhoods are the best people placed to identify some of the challenges facing their community and indeed the solutions to help change the situation.

Neil Graham

Neil is married with three young children, and lives in High Wycombe. 

Neil lived and worked in the Middle East for six years; during that time, and in a later role for a UK relief and development charity, he has been involved in working for or partnering with NGOs serving some of the most deprived and marginalised refugee communities in the region. 

Susie Kelsey

Susie worked in the Advice Sector for over 20 years but has now stepped back from that work.  She lives in a large village in South Oxfordshire, is married with 2 adult children and serves as a Trustee for an organisation in the local community.  She volunteers at a local retreat house and enjoys gardening, upholstery and walking.

Randy Lawler

Randy is married with 6 children and 26 grand-children.   He and his wife, Margie, spent 38 years reaching out to, supporting and providing aid to marginalised communities in Belgium, Sudan and England.  Randy now works with internationals and refugees in inner London.

Jan Merrow-Smith

Jan’s first involvement with PAUK was as Communications Consultant in 2017, a role she still maintains, becoming a trustee in July 2020.  Born in Nigeria where her parents were working, Jan later travelled with her husband and young children to Botswana where she taught music.

Since returning to the UK in 2007, Jan has kept close links with the education sector through her work and outside interests.  She continues her long-time interest in music and works part-time from home for PAUK.


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