Care and Education for Destitute and Orphaned Children
Meet our Trustees
DR DAVID NEILL
David teaches Chemistry at Canford School in Dorset where he is currently a Deputy Head. His first trip to Goodwill was with a Canford group in 2001 and he has enjoyed continuing that contact ever since.
Deepti is a Chartered Accountant who graduated with a BCom degree from Madras university in Chennai. She is experienced in providing Assurance services within PwC UK and India. Deepti was elected Treasurer in 2018 .
Richard is passionate about educational organisations putting the needs of the children first. He has known Goodwill for many years, remembering well, George Kent’s visit to the school where he was working back in the early nineties.
Elaine spent over 25 years in the teaching profession and has been involved with the Goodwill charity for over than 15 years. Her sustained contact has given her an invaluable insight into the care and support the children and staff require.
Vice - Chairlady
Ed founded Buffalo Fundraising Consultants in 2004 and has expanded the company into different sectors. He became involved with Goodwill when he provided them with office space in 2009 and has provided ad hoc fundraising advice ever since.
Katie has been involved with boarding schools for many years and is very aware of the need to address all the practical support aspects of a boarding environment, including catering. Her areas of interest are pupil welfare, pastoral care, and boarding provision.
HARSHA VARDHANA SHANKARANARAYANA
Harsha is a Chartered Accountant and started his career at Price Waterhouse in Bangalore. One of his strength competencies is identifying weaknesses in business processes and in identifying the areas requiring improvement in financial reporting and monitoring processes.
The charity has been known to Mary since childhood. Mary is passionate about education and very inspired by Goodwill, and by its ethos of allowing children to first be children and its strong commitment to education as the best way to escape poverty.