The JAC Trust is managed on a day to day basis by our Trustees, management team and volunteers.
Aidan Pelly is chair of the programme committee of the JAC Charitable Trust. He has a BSc in Law and Business, an MSc in Educational Management and Applied Linguistics, a PgD in Buddhist Studies, and an MA in Counseling Psychology. He grew up in England and New Zealand and has lived and worked in Poland, Ukraine, Romania, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Australia. His work has been principally around teaching, writing training materials, training teachers and helping to transform teaching cultures. He currently works as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco
William Pym is deputy chair of trustees of the JAC Charitable Trust. William is a member of the Investment committee and has responsibility for the land and building assets for the Trust. William has a long experience in grant giving and policy making for the JAC Trust. William is an artist and educator, with a degree in Sculpture and an MA in Art and Education, he lives and teaches in the North East UK.
Odette Clark Campbell
Odette Clark Campbell is the Chair of the Trustees of the JAC Charitable Trust. As Chair, Odette overseas the annual budget and overall strategy of the Trust. Odette works with trustees and the Trust Director to ensure the Trust meets governance and legal requirements. Odette has lived and worked in Switzerland, India, France and Seattle, Washington, and currently lives in Washington, D.C. Odette has a BA in Economics with a focus on international development and a Masters of Public Administration.
John is Treasurer of the JAC Charitable Trust, and a member of the Investment Committee. He has now retired after spending most of his working life with KPMG, the global accountancy and business services organisation, where he had several long-standing charity clients. John is also a Trustee of The Ninesquare Trust, and as a keen cyclist and hiker has a personal interest in sustainable transport.
As Director of the Trust, Daniela has overall responsibility for the delivery of the funding programme and works with the Trustees to develop the strategic direction of the Trust. Daniela has a background in international development and has worked in a range of roles, from research to policy and advocacy and fundraising. Prior to joining the Trust Daniela worked at ADD International, Oxfam and IFAD. She has a PhD in Agricultural Economics and is currently studying for an MSc in Grantmaking and Philanthropy at Cass Business School, London. Daniela is Treasurer of the newly founded charity Magic for Smiles.
Andrew is a Risk and Audit professional who is passionate about combating environmental change and those impacted by it. He studied Politics at the University of Nottingham and Political Economy at King’s College London before entering the world of work. Since then he has spent 5 years as a Risk Consultant at Deloitte UK and currently works for Monzo Bank.