Our People

These are the people behind DeafKidz International

Our Ambassadors

Rt Hon Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Honorary President

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Claudia Gordon

Global Ambassador

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Colin Allen AM

Global Ambassador


Global Ambassador

Rachel Shenton

Global Ambassador

Our Board of Trustees

Steve Crump

Founder & Chair

Liz Avital

Vice Chair

Ruth Wilkin


Christine McPherson


Dr Eleanor Crossley


Aarti Joshi


Emma Gilbert


Dr David Greenberg


Maria Grazia Zedda


Our Staff and Consultants

Kavita Prasad

Chief Executive Officer

Jaz Mann

Senior Programmes Lead

Steve Early

Senior Finance Manager

Tanya D'souza

Fundraising and Communications Manager

Chris Underhill MBE

Organisational Development Consultant

Gemma Twitchen

Programme Manager

Stuart Harrison

Lead Consultant

Bhavisha Parmar

Technical Specialist

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