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© 2017 Opportunity InternationalOpportunity International United Kingdom is registered as a charity in England and Wales (1107713) and in Scotland (SCO39692).

Our People Our Staff

Opportunity International UK has a team of highly skilled and experienced experts partnering with our supporters to alleviate poverty.

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Our team also includes a Finance Assistant who, along with the majority of our staff, are based in the Oxford office.

We also work with partners and consultants around the world. If you want to support us, and live in any one of these countries, please contact our Oxford office and we will be delighted to put you in touch: Scotland, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, USA.

Our Staff

Opportunity International UK has a team of highly skilled and experienced experts partnering with our supporters to alleviate poverty.

Click on the photos to read more about our team.

Our team also includes a Finance Assistant who, along with the majority of our staff, are based in the Oxford office.

We also work with partners and consultants around the world. If you want to support us, and live in any one of these countries, please contact our Oxford office and we will be delighted to put you in touch: Scotland, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, USA.

Edward Fox

Edward was an Oxfam GB Director and Marketing Director of World Vision UK before joining Opportunity in 2007.  Edward has also worked in Consumer Goods marketing with United Biscuits and Rank Hovis McDougall.

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Deborah Foy

Deborah has worked for Opportunity for the past 14 years. She coordinates and facilitates the management of key strategic innovations, in order to enhance Opportunity’s outreach and impact. Deborah’s portfolio includes a water and sanitation pilot programme in Ghana.

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Shabnam Zamurd

Shabnam is an FCA, she previously worked for the Tussauds Group and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Chantrey Vellacott DFK in 2001.

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Sally Vicaria

Sally leads and manages the International programme team. She is responsible for the acquisition, management and evaluation of grants from institutional donors.

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Philippa Walker

Philippa manages our education programmes in Uganda working closely with our in-country teams and monitors. She also manages relationships with institutional funders (DFID in particular) and foundations as they relate to EduFinance.

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Sarah Morgan

Sarah recently joined Opportunity International having spent fifteen years working in international development overseas. Sarah currently manages programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda which aim at improving household wealth and rural livelihoods and empowering women.

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Lydia Baffour Awuah

Lydia currently manages our portfolio of programmes in Ghana and Mozambique. She also oversees our impact monitoring and evaluation.

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Angela Kingston

Angela Kingston has worked for Opportunity Global and UK for the past 15 years in a variety of operational support and fundraising roles. She is currently a member of the UK Programme Team and focuses on writing proposals to extend the outreach and efficiency of our microfinance operations in Sub Saharan Africa.

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Tamsin Scurfield

Tamsin Scurfield is our Business Development and Partnerships Manager for Uganda. She leads in fundraising efforts for Opportunity International in Uganda, establishing and cultivating potential donors and managing partnerships within Uganda.

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Jenny Dunn

Jenny manages our individual fundraising and communication activities - these include direct mail, publications, media relations, brand and digital.

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Alan Molenaar

Alan joined Opportunity in November 2015 after completing a three year graduate finance programme with Syngenta in Switzerland. Alan overseas our management accounts, alongside managing our database.

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Edward Fox
CEO Opportunity International U.K.
Deborah Foy
Special Adviser to CEO and Director of Projects
Shabnam Zamurd
Finance Director
Sally Vicaria
Director of International Programmes
Philippa Walker
Programme Manager
Sarah Morgan
Programme Manager
Lydia Baffour Awuah
Senior Programme Manager
Angela Kingston
Proposal and Report Writer
Tamsin Scurfield
Business Development and Partnerships Manager
Jenny Dunn
Fundraising and Communications Manager
Alan Molenaar
Finance and Database Officer

Opportunity International’s U.K. staff and trustees comprises dedicated, passionate professionals determined to help create a world in which all people have the opportunity to live a life free from poverty. Our highly skilled staff work tirelessly to ensure Opportunity International achieves its mission to empower people to break the cycle of poverty in the developing world.

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