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Meet The Team

DECSY is run by a voluntary executive committee whose members are given below. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please contact the secretary via the Centre.

Jane Anderson

Jane Anderson

Administration and Fundraising Manager

Joined the team in September 2013 as the office administrator.

jane AT decsy.org.uk

Clive Belgeonne

Clive Belgeonne

Global Education Adviser

Clive is a specialist in education for sustainable development, dialogic learning, Philosophy for Children, a Global Learning Programme national leader and a part-time lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. 

Clive's profile.

clive AT decsy.org.uk

Helen Griffin

Helen Griffin

Global Education Adviser

Helen is a specialist in gender equality and Philosophy for Children and the Resource Centre manager.

Here is a profile of Helen Griffin.

helen.griffin AT decsy.org.uk

Rob Unwin

Rob Unwin

Global Education Adviser

Rob is a specialist in cultural diversity and SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural) development, Philosophy for Children and a Global Learning Programme national leader.

Here is a profile of Rob Unwin

rob.unwin AT decsy.org.uk

Valerie Garvey

Valerie Garvey

Consultant

Valerie has been involved as a Cultural Mentor offering diversity training to the early years sector for over 10 years. 

val AT decsy.org.uk

Rimas Tankile Morris

Rimas Tankile Morris

Consultant

Rimas has been involved as a Cultural Mentor offering diversity training to the early years sector for over 10 years as well as working as a Southern Artist sharing her personal experience of Maasai culture.

rimas AT decsy.org.uk

Board of Trustees

Paul Mosley

Chair

Professor of Development Economics at Sheffield University, Board member of Sheffield Credit Union. Formerly Economic Adviser, DfID. Main overseas experience in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mary Stead

Secretary

Qualified secondary school Geography teacher. MA in Latin American Studies, followed by an MA in Women's Studies and research in Nicaragua. Worked in local government for 25 years, responsible for twinning including a link with a town in Namibia. Secretary for 11 years for the UK One World Linking Association and more recently secretary for the Friends of Namibia Society.

Celia Mather

Chair of General meetings and Vice Chair

Former member of the Think Global Advisory Council. Writer/editor of adult education materials on workers’ rights in the global economy. Main overseas experience in Indonesia and South Africa.

Joy Paul

2.5 years in Malawi, 3 years in Zimbabwe. Member of the Society of Friends. Retired adult physical disability social worker.

Marie Lowe

Val Johnson

Retired Primary Deputy Headteacher. Particular interest in the development of a global dimension to the Curriculum, especially through the SEAL Project and Philosophy for Children.

Cheryl Smart

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