Our Team

28 Too Many Board /Trustees

Ann Marie Wilson

Dr Ann-Marie Wilson – Founder/Executive Director

A psychologist and training consultant with 30 years’ experience, Ann-Marie has a background in corporate life and her own not-for-profit consultancy firm specialising in charity projects.  Since 2004, Ann-Marie has worked in full-time aid work, holding positions for eight overseas relief, rehabilitation or development agencies in 18 countries.

Siobhan Crawford – Chair

Siobhán is a solicitor, working with victims of child abuse and those who have experienced catastrophic injuries, undertaking work with clients who had suffered brain and spinal injuries.

Recognising her commitment to getting the best for her clients, Siobhán was nominated for the Young Achiever of the Year award at the Personal Injury Awards 2011.

 

Suzy Goodson – Treasurer

Suzy is a chartered accountant with experience working across the business, charity and voluntary sectors. As well as using her expertise in financial management in her role as treasurer, Suzy is passionate about improving the lives of girls and women through her work with 28 Too Many.

Hoda Ali - Trustee

Hoda is a nurse in a Sexual Health and HIV clinic. She has dedicated her professional life to raising awareness of FGM, focused on ensuring girls are treated with dignity and compassion when they encounter health care professionals in the NHS.

Hoda is a regular speaker and trainer on how to tackle FGM and support survivors. She was also part of the team of volunteers who created the UK’s first anti-FGM billboard campaign.

Yemi Garuba - Trustee

Yemi began her career in the financial services sector and has a wealth of public sector knowledge, having held senior roles within the NHS and, more recently, within Public Health England as Head of Operations.

Yemi brings to the table a background in governance, operations, business planning and change management. She has a heart for justice matters and women’s rights and welfare and actively volunteers through her local church working with women and prisoners.

 

Jacqueline Hoover - Trustee

Jacqueline Hoover is a free-lance instructor in Islamic Studies. She teaches in a number of institutions, including the University of Nottingham. Prior to coming to the UK, she lived and taught for many years in Egypt and Lebanon.

 

Management Team

Ann Marie Wilson

Dr Ann-Marie Wilson – Founder/Executive Director

Ann-Marie became aware of female genital mutilation (FGM) while working for a medical relief agency in Sudan. Ann-Marie studied and volunteered for five years before founding 28 Too Many in 2010 with the specific goal of ending FGM across Africa and the diaspora.

As well as leading 28 Too Many, Ann-Marie is a CMS Mission Partner. She is a regular speaker on FGM/violence against women and also continues her academic research on FGM.

 

Sean Callaghan – Operations Manager

Sean brings over 20 years experience in international development, including a decade in coaching social entrepreneurs and facilitating leadership development. He has consulted for numerous businesses and not for profit organizations across Africa and the Middle East, the UK and the United States. Sean has a diverse and comprehensive background along with expertise in strategic development, program assessment and design, key communications, and conflict, peace and reconciliation programs.
 

Amy Hurn – Research Project Manager

Amy has experience in both planning and project management working in the education and transport sectors. She has experience in the voluntary sector, including organising fund raising events. Her passion for education and child rights helped her to recognise the significance of working to end FGM and the importance of offering her skills to 28 Too Many to develop key research products that can be used throughout the sector.

 

 Emma Lightowlers - Communications Manager

 

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