emerge poverty free



emerge poverty free is a UK registered charity.

We were formerly called World Emergency Relief (WER) prior to a rebrand in 2011.

Company number: 3019431 (registered in England and Wales)
Registered charity numbers:
– 1045672 (England and Wales)
– SC038093 (Scotland)

Registered office:   5 Skyline Village, Limeharbour, London, E14 9TS

emerge poverty free
Board of Trustees

emerge poverty free has a board of trustees who are responsible for the direction and development of the charity.

Margaret Edwards     Chair
Margaret joined the emerge poverty free board in 2003, bringing many years of experience in education. After spending substantial time in Kenya as a teacher, Margaret was more recently Headmistress of Wallington Girls High School in Surrey.

Candy Bowles
Candy is a strategic business development consultant with experience in the commercial, corporate, government and charity fields. Candy has carried out strategic development work for the board of emerge poverty free, starting in 2008, and more recently in respect of the long term strategy and rebrand from WER to emerge poverty free.

Nicholas Milton
Nick has a strong background and interest in international development. He is a climate change campaigner and conservationist and as such has travelled extensively. He has many links within the UK charity sector and he brings to emerge poverty free his extensive knowledge and marketing skills. Currently he is a freelance journalist for the Guardian.

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