David Johnson – Chief Executive
David joined our team in July 2015 after eight years working in South Africa, where he brought together NGOs specialising in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and environmental conservation. David is passionate about environmental issues, is a qualified Game Ranger and prior to working for us, David advised our Population & Sustainability Network member, the Endangered Wildlife Trust, on integrating sexual and reproductive health actions within their conservation programmes. David is a former solicitor and has practised law in England & Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong and South Africa (where he ran his own practice and represented numerous trusts and NGOs on legal, strategic and fundraising issues). David has a particular focus promoting the importance of reproductive health and rights to the conservation sector, including work with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He is a member of the Executive Committee of the IUCN National Committee UK, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic & Social Policy.
Carina Hirsch – Advocacy & Projects Manager
Carina holds a postgraduate degree in Economics and Public Management. Prior to joining, Carina worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations carrying out research and implementing projects on women’s empowerment in agriculture and food security in several West African countries and India. Carina has also advocated for rural women and sustainability issues in various international policy making forums as Policy Officer at the World Farmers’ Organization.
Kathryn Lloyd – Programmes & Operations Manager
Kathryn has worked for over 10 years in the charity sector in the UK, Ethiopia and Uganda. She has particular experience in sexual and reproductive health, women’s empowerment, and developing cross-sectoral projects. She leads the Trust’s work in Uganda, expanding the reach and impact of the Trust’s USHAPE programme to benefit the rural communities and partner organisations with which the Trust works. Kathryn is passionate about human and ecosystem health, and the interconnections between the two. She has expertise in building diverse partnerships to work at this critical development intersection.
Nataliya Cuttell – Financial and Office Manager
Nataliya joined us in 2019 and brings over 10 years of experience from working as a Finance Manager in several growing global health charities in UK (Medical Aid Films, Global Health Film Initiative) and over 25 years of international experience from commercial sector. She is a life member of RHS and also supports other charities promoting recycling, human and animal well-being, preservation of old crafts and skills for future generations.
Dr Clare Goodhart – USHAPE Clinical Lead
Dr Clare Goodhart MBChB,DCH, FRCGP, DFSRH is a GP with over 30 years’ experience and with particular expertise in sexual and reproductive health service provision and training. She is a Training Programme Director for Family Medicine and a Faculty of SRH Trainer as well as a honorary senior clinical tutor at Cambridge University. Dr Goodhart has been involved with developing “whole institution” sexual and reproductive health training in Uganda since 2013, and since that time has built relationships with a number of healthcare facilities and other Uganda institutions.
Dr Chelsea Morroni – Sexual & Reproductive Health Consultant (South Africa projects)
Chelsea Morroni has lived and worked in southern Africa for nearly 20 years. She directs the Botswana Sexual and Reproductive Health Initiative, is a medical advisor to the Botswana Family Welfare Organisation, a special advisor to the Botswana Ministry of Health Family Planning Programme and provides family planning training and mentorship for the Network at our South African project sites. Chelsea has a BA in social anthropology from Harvard University, an MPH and medical degree from the University of Cape Town, an MPhil and PhD in epidemiology from Columbia University, a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare from the UK Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.