emerge poverty free


Our team

The fight against poverty is not remote, it is right here and all of us take sides.

With just 7 members of staff and the assistance of our generous supporters and our wonderful volunteers and trustees, emerge poverty free works to empower the world’s most vulnerable and bring positive change to the communities that need it most.

Get to know our team below.

Paul Stuart

Chief Executive Officer
  15 years of management experience in the charity and publishing sectors. Paul is a keen cyclist with a passion for Africa. image (10)

Rowena Warren

Head of Finance and Resources
  Has worked in international development for the last 2 years, some of which was spent living and working in Kenya.image (8)

Claire Armitage

Projects Manager
Passionate that poverty is not accepted as a fact of life.Claire websize

Steph Dowlen

Fundraising Manager
Believes together we can empower individuals & strengthen communities. Passionate about equal opportunities for everyone. 1

Daina Zekaite

Fundraising Coordinator
Loves challenges & is excited to help make a positive impact on communities in east Africa. Daina photo for website

Lynn Evans

Data Adviser
Pleased to volunteer a day a week at emerge, knowing that my skills are helping people in poverty around the world.O