Road to Peace - The Team

 

SALLY BECKER

Founder and Chair

Sally's work as a humanitarian has been well-documented, especially during the war in Bosnia where she crossed the front lines in an ambulance to rescue injured children from besieged areas. Amidst the carnage and the chaos, she managed to negotiate ceasefires in areas where others had failed and her evacuation missions saved hundreds of children. http://www.sallybecker.co.uk 

In 2008 Sally became a Goodwill Ambassador for Children of Peace, a British based charity dedicated to building friendship trust and reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian Children. In 2012 Sally carried the Olympic Flag for Peace and Justice alongside Mohammed Ali and Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games. Sally is Patron of Faith Matters, an organisation working with faith communities to counter extremism, supporting integration & challenging hatred. In 2014 she founded Road to Peace and has spent the past four years helping sick and injured children in Northern Iraq.

 

Sally has received several awards for her work including the Ross McWhirter Award for Bravery, Unsung Heroes, Variety Club of Great Britain and Woman of the Year-Blue Drop Group, Sicily.

DAVID EMIN 

Trustee

David has over 30 years of media experience, having been responsible for the commercial departments of several newspapers including all the Trinity Mirror titles, both regional and national and the Daily and Sunday Mirror. As well as working in regional television he has also been a regular columnist for Haymarket Publications.

David is currently one of the managing partners of  BE&R, a creative and strategic advertising agency and he is also a partner in Fat Rhino, a social media and marketing agency.

David was a trustee of the Childs I charity and has worked with both Childline and NABS. 

ANGELA MACKRELL 
Trustee

Angela is a retired paediatric nurse with a wealth of nursing experience, who dedicated her life to the provision of care and medical treatment of children and young adults.

 

Her career has taken her to Africa where she spent time working with children in an orphanage in Kampala. Angela also helped to establish a hospital in Mbale in Uganda where she ran outreach clinics providing treatment for the children living in surrounding villages and led an education program for nurses in the region. 

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