meet the team

We value the ideas, voices and goals of youth

We are headquartered in Hertfordshire in the UK where our experienced team work alongside international interns to develop and implement programmes which are effective and relevant to the challenges faced by youth today.

  • Rosey Simmonds
    Rosey Simmonds Education Advisor
  • Adriana Poglia
    Adriana Poglia Chief Executive Officer
  • Fred Fenwick
    Fred Fenwick Programme Manager
  • Robert Giddings
    Robert Giddings Development Manager and Technical Advisor
  • Robbie Noble
    Robbie Noble Media Strategist
  • Liz Noble
    Liz Noble Communications Manager
  • Stacey-Leigh Dolan
    Stacey-Leigh Dolan Work the Change Facilitator
  • David Brook
    David Brook Work the Change Facilitator
  • Daniel Harries
    Daniel Harries Work The Change Facilitator
  • Alpha Beretay
    Alpha Beretay BTCA Manager - Sierra Leone
  • Hinga Demby
    Hinga Demby BTCA Manager - Sierra Leone
  • Alpha Bacar Barry
    Alpha Bacar Barry BTCA Manager - Guinea
  • Djene Magas
    Djene Magas BTCA Manager - Guinea
  • Thomas Barlue
    Thomas Barlue BTCA Manager - Liberia
  • Zuo Taylor
    Zuo Taylor BTCA Manager - Liberia

PCI’s internship scheme has provided work experience over the past 20 years to over 320 people

Our Trustees

Our board of trustees are ultimately responsible for the organisation’s vision, mission and management as well as the budgeting and monitoring of its projects.

David Woollcombe

David led Peace Child International for 35 years as CEO, directing over 60 major productions and projects around the world. As President, and now as Chairman of the Board, he is intent to use his global contacts to ensure that the organisation moves to a new generation of leadership, equally committed to the central role that young people can play in our world.

David Burns

David is a commercial company director. He is currently concentrating on the development of several small companies and new clean technologies. He is a trustee of Université Populaire Européenne, treasurer of Family Planning Regional Association for Alsace, a former associate of the International Institute for Environment and Development and currently the RSA Fellowship Connector for France.

Wendy Wilder

Wendy is a strategy and corporate responsibility (CR) professional with over 15 years of international consulting and in-house experience. She has helped companies improve performance and strengthen responsible business practices by delivering business and CR strategies, community investment programmes and strategic change projects. Wendy has an aptitude for engaging and inspiring stakeholders at all levels and across cultures.

Fei-Fei Porter

Fei-Fei is a senior director at Barclays Investment Bank specialising in acquisition finance. She focuses on continental European clients leading the Southern Europe business. She has completed numerous high profile EMEA corporate and acquisition finance transactions during her investment banking career. Fei-Fei’s career achievements span the US and Asia Pacific continents across both global financial services and retail sectors. Fei-Fei holds an MBA from INSEAD, and Bachelor of International Business degree from the Flinders University of South Australia.

Christine Losecaat

Christine is an Independent, results driven and internationally experienced senior business strategy, marketing and communications specialist and coach. She has a track record of excellence over 25+ years conceiving and delivering well-received, results-driven international initiatives, taking initiatives from strategic planning through to successful execution in domestic and overseas markets.

Shelley Collins


Shelley Collins is an international development and humanitarian professional with over 23 years experience in the private, public and development sectors. Her experience includes designing and setting up new programmes and strategies, securing funding, and delivering results in complex programme environments, with a particular emphasis on youth livelihoods programming.

Steph Taylor

Steph is an experienced third sector leader who combines a strong aptitude for strategy, innovation and partnerships with a track-record of successful programme and operational management. She is a qualified Careers Adviser with experience of business development and evaluation in both the education and employability fields. Steph is passionate about giving young people leadership roles and enabling them to create opportunities that build their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

Peter Steen

Peter is a partner at leading law firm Mishcon de Reya LLP. He specialises in trust, charity and shareholder disputes and has experience of litigating in many overseas jurisdictions. In addition to being admitted as a solicitor in England, Peter is also admitted as an attorney in California and a solicitor in the Republic of Ireland.

Trustee Opportunity

To help us achieve our goals, we are seeking to augment our existing board with the appointment of three additional Trustees, preferably with experience in fundraising. To learn more, please contact [email protected]

Our Founders

  • Bernard Benson
    Bernard Benson
  • Eirwen Harbottle & Brigadier Michael Harbottle
    Eirwen Harbottle & Brigadier Michael Harbottle
  • Rosey Simonds & David Woollcombe
    Rosey Simonds & David Woollcombe