Our People

These are the people behind DeafKidz International

Our Ambassadors

Rt Hon Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Honorary President

Photograph of Claudia Gordon

Claudia Gordon

Global Ambassador

Photograph of Colin Allen AM

Colin Allen AM

Global Ambassador


Global Ambassador

Raymond Antrobus

Raymond Antrobus

Global Ambassador

Rachel Shenton

Global Ambassador

Tasha Ghouri credit Adam Brazier

Tasha Ghouri

Global Ambassador

Our Board of Trustees

Steve Crump OBE

Founder & Chair

Christine McPherson


Dr Eleanor Crossley


Aarti Joshi


Emma Gilbert


Craig Crowley MBE


Lyley Jones


David Wise


Our Staff and Consultants

Debra Clelland

Chief Executive Officer

Jaz Mann

Senior Programmes Lead

Steve Early

Senior Finance Manager

Tanya D'souza

Fundraising and Communications Manager

Megan Taylor

Fundraising and Communications Officer

Gemma Twitchen

Programme Manager

Stuart Harrison

Lead Consultant

Dr Bhavisha Parmar

Technical Specialist

Dr Imran Mulla

Technical Specialist

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