SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

STAFF
TRUSTEES
HONORARY

TIM ROBERTSON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Tim became Chief Executive in June 2018. He is passionate about Anne Frank’s Diary as both a great work of literature and a springboard for social education. This builds on two strands from Tim’s career – literature/the arts and social change. Tim studied English and American Literature at university in London and New York, and was Director of the Royal Society of Literature from 2015 to 2018. Previously, Tim spent 9 years leading significant growth as Chief Executive of the Koestler Trust, Britain’s national charity for arts by prisoners.  Tim began his career as a child protection social worker in the London Borough of Camden, and set up the borough’s Sure Start programmes for families in disadvantaged neighbourhoods. He is now Chair of Governors at Regent High, a Camden secondary school. Tim and his husband Neil are Quakers; they divide their time between London and a second home in the Lake District.

LARA WILKS SLOAN, DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Lara joined the Trust in August 2018 and heads up our fundraising team, overseeing strategy, events, grants and activities. Prior to joining the Trust, Lara worked at the Education & Training Foundation, Suzy Lamplugh Trust, and the Refugee Council.

SARAH NUZUM, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Sarah joined the Trust in April 2019 and oversees our education team. She has over 15 years’ experience working within both the education and charity sectors. Prior to working at the Trust, Sarah worked at The NCS Trust, All We Can and the Methodist Independent Schools Trust. She has a background in teaching at secondary level and brings to bear considerable leadership and management experience gained within the education sector. Sarah is currently completing an MA in Global Ethics and Human Rights. She is a Board Member for Amazing Minds, a not for profit positive wellbeing education organisation. In her spare-time, she is a dedicated Committee member of her local amateur dramatic society.

EDUCATION TEAM

GRACE NELSON, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES 
Grace helps students develop the knowledge and skills to become Peer Guides and Anne Frank Ambassadors. She has a particular interest in Holocaust education and helping students understand and challenge the prejudices faced in society today. She helps form links with Bradford’s Resilience Project. Grace is a former RE teacher and has a degree in Theology and Religious Studies.

AMNA ABDULLATIF, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT
Amna Abullatif is a community psychologist who has worked in the voluntary sector for over 15 years, leading national and international projects to support women and children. Amna completed an honours degree in English Language and Literature and a masters in Community Psychology. Her thesis ‘The voices of women in the Arab Spring’ was published in the Journal of Social Science Education. She started her career as a youth worker in South Manchester, and moved on to work regionally and nationally on youth projects. More recently developing the Expect Respect programme for Women’s Aid Federation England. She is a campaigner and over the summer started a petition which went viral with two friends, to ban racists from football after the Euro final game between Italy and England, and coined them as #TheThreeHijabis. She is passionate about the role we can all play to create change and challenge all forms of prejudice.

JONATHAN MCKEE, ANNE FRANK WORKER
Jonathan joined the Trust in June 2018. He worked for 12 years teaching Religious Studies, History and English in schools around the North West. He is passionate about using his skills as an educator to challenge contemporary forms of prejudice and discrimination. He enjoys building relationships with schools and seeing communities transform through our programmes.

EILIDH LEAN, ANNE FRANK WORKER
Eilidh joined the trust in 2016, having spent the previous three years working for MSPs and a MP. She has a MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from the University of St Andrews. Eilidh is responsible for delivering our schools and community projects across Scotland, helping young people understand the dangers of prejudice and discrimination.

NAOMI GRIFFITHS-LITTLECHILD, ANNE FRANK WORKER
Naomi joined the Anne Frank Trust in 2021. Originally from Sheffield, she went on to study Religious Studies and Theology in York. She qualified as an RE teacher in 2012 and has worked in schools across West Yorkshire. Naomi has a passion for young people and was a Teenage Foster Carer where she enjoyed helping young people to develop and reach their full potential. She enjoys working and building relationships with schools and local groups and is passionate about using her skills to empower young people. Prior to joining the trust Naomi was working in the charitable sector as a fundraiser and supporting vulnerable women with complex needs. Naomi lives in Leeds with her husband and daughter. In her spare time Naomi enjoys being a trustee for a local schools charity and cooking for friends and family.

CALLEN CHIN-ANDERSON, ANNE FRANK WORKER
Callen Joined the Trust in 2021. He grew up in Enfield before taking a leap and leaving London for Loughborough to study Sociology. He shares the Trust’s vision of a world free of all forms of prejudice and has always been passionate about trying to create positive social change. He has worked with young people for social integration organisations in various roles and in schools as an Academic Mentor, always aiming to use his skillset to empower young people, help them think critically and to achieve what they’re capable of. He currently lives with his partner and their daughter and in his spare time, he enjoys listening to audiobooks, playing football, watching cricket and hosting guests at home.

CYNTHIA EDO, ANNE FRANK WORKER

Cynthia is very passionate about social justice. This stems from her faith as a Christian as well as her experience doing a volunteer placement in South Africa for 3 months working with/in marginalised communities. A a youth leader internship at her church for a year inspired Cynthia went to complete a degree in youth studies where she grew more passionate about young people. Prior to starting this role, Cynthia was a student officer where she advocated for students and ensured they were at the heart of every decision made

SAMANTHA WINNARD, ANNE FRANK WORKER

Samantha joined the trust in 2021. She grew up in a mining village in the North East of England. While at university studying Fine Art, she worked with young people as part of an outreach programme to assist in making higher education accessible to all. In her previous role, she delivered tours and workshops to young people, in order to encourage learning and expression through creative means. During this time, she was also an LGBTQIA+ Union Representative and grew very passionate about challenging prejudice and discrimination in all forms. In her free time, she runs TTRPG events for both adults and young people in her community and is also a freelance illustrator.

JAMES CHIVESA, ANNE FRANK WORKER

James joined the trust in September 2021. Having spent 7 years as an engineer, he decided to pursue his passion and begin empowering the world around him. He has a great belief that by evolving ourselves internally as individuals, we can change the world and hopes to be a catalyst for this process with the young people he will be working with. He also spends 5% of his time being an unhappy Arsenal fan because currently, they are not that great.

FUNDRAISING AND EVENTS TEAM

CHANTELLE MORGAN, SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER
Chantelle joined the Trust in November 2018. Previous to this she worked at the charity Wellbeing of Women for over 10 years as an Events Organiser, also managing the day-to-day running of their busy office.

YASMIN RAHMAN, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Yasmin joined the Trust in February 2021 after graduating from the University of Birmingham where she completed her BA in Politics, Religion and Philosophy. Yasmin is passionate about tackling prejudice and using her creativity and love of writing to communicate the Trust’s mission. Yasmin is responsible for handling social media, press, website content and any other publications representing the organisation and its work. Based in West London, Yasmin spends her free time writing, reading, walking and avoiding the family cat, Keira.

CELENA DAVIES, FUNDRAISING AND DATABASE ASSISTANT

Celena joined the Trust in 2021, shortly after completing her international relations degree at SOAS. During her degree, she joined societies helping migrants and vulnerable children. When not studying in the library, Celena flexed her creative muscles by learning to play a traditional Korean instrument. Prior to her degree, she worked at a youth charity, a creative awards company and volunteered at Amnesty International. Outside of work, Celena can be found in the audience at theatres and performance venues across London. When not watching people more talented than herself, Celena enjoys taking part in workshops and courses ranging from Korean calligraphy to learning Indonesian.

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATION TEAM

ALFRED THOMAS, FINANCE MANAGER
Alfred joined The Anne Frank Trust in November 2109. He brings with him vast experience in charity finance, having worked in the sector for over 18 years. His role is to provide financial support to the organisation ensuring that financial compliance with effective processes and procedures are met. Alfred has a Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting from the University of East London.

SAMANTHA JAMES,SALESFORCE AND DATA MANAGER

Samantha has managed inclusive and innovative community projects which have been recognised at a local and national level, with one of the projects she set up winning a Special Commendation Award from NHS England for Sustainable Communities from The Royal Society of Public Health. In most recent years Samantha has used her experience in the third sector alongside her analytical and problem solving skills to support charities to better understand and evidence their impact, as well as supporting them with digital transformation, leading to real time data for more targeted project development and reducing staff administration time so they can spend more time making an impact in the communities they work with.