President and Trustees


Lord Joffe, Honorary President

Joel Joffe was a founding Trustee of Mango and has taken up the role of Honorary President after stepping down as a trustee in late 2012.  Joel has had a long and succesful career in business and development. Orginally from South Africa, he represented Nelson Mandela in the treason trial. On his move to the UK, he was one of the founders of Allied Dunbar (now trading within Zurich Financial Service). Until 2001, he was chair of the board of trustees for Oxfam GB. Joel is a cross bench peer and acts as a trustee for a number of other charitable organisations.


Paul Masters, Chair of the board of trustees

Paul is a founder partner of Metafore Partners, a behavioural change consultancy. He was previously a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, with roles including Global Training Partner for the Audit and Advisory business. Paul is a qualified accountant, and also a trustee of Disability Snowsport UK, Link Community Development, Bens Educational Trust and chair of Warlingham Sports Club.

Colin Havill, Treasurer

Colin was a partner in a Big Four accounting firm and has been working in professional practice in Bristol for the past 20 years. In his career he has also worked for the Confederation of Bristish Industry. He has extensive experience of managing charitable finances, and has travelled widely in the developing world.

Nina O'Farrell, Trustee

Nina is Christian Aid's Gender Champion, responsible for providing strategic direction to the organisation's work on gender. She was previously Christian Aid's Head of Health and HIV. She holds degrees in History and International Relations and has a long history of NGO advocacy and policy development work in the UK charity sector. She has extensive experience working in programme and regional management roles in southern Africa, before joining Christian Aid – her expertise includes youth participation, Health, HIV and AIDS, gender, capacity building, policy and advocacy. 

Richard Collier-Keywood, Trustee

Richard is Global Leader, Tax and UK firm Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is and also the partner responsible for Community Affairs. Richard is a barrister and a qualified chartered accountant and has been a PwC partner since 1992, working with major clients in the UK and the US.

Paula Laird, Trustee

Paula is the Director of Finance and IT of WaterAid. She was previously WaterAid's Head of Finance, having moved into the NGO sector from the specialist charity accountancy and advisory firm, Sayer Vincent. She previously worked in the banking sector and is a qualified chartered accountant.

Helen McEachern, Trustee

Helen has extensive experience in fundraising and marketing with a successful record of building organisational profile and income for international development, environmental campaigning and social justice organisations. Helen’s diverse international and national level senior management experience includes having responsibility for reputation management, financial strategic planning and aspects of organisational development. Currently ActionAid UK’s Director of Fundraising, formerly ActionAid's International Director of Fundraising and Communications. Helen has 16 years experience in the non-profit sector and an International Executive MBA. Prior to joining the sector Helen had a successful career in direct marketing and advertising agencies in her native Australia.  

Toby Porter, Trustee

Toby has extensive senior leadership experience in the relief and development sector. He holds a degree in modern languages and further research in refugee studies. His career includes progressive field and programme management (in Asia / Russian Federation/Eastern Europe, Latin America, East and Central Africa), consultancy (US/Geneva) and UK based operational and business support roles. Since 2004 he has been a director at Save the Children, heading up emergencies, product and marketing development, programmes (including a secondment to establish a new member organisation in India). He is currently Director of Programme Partnership, responsible for Save the Children's institutional fundraising and largest partnerships.