Disability Africa is a charity formed from individuals with many years of experience of working with, and developing services for, disabled young people and their families.

Our pool of expertise includes:

  • Extensive experience of project development for disabled people
  • Educational expertise specifically the educational needs of disabled young people
  • Paediatrics
  • International project development
  • Financial management

Damon Hill

Patron

Disabled young people all over the world face unfair inequality of opportunities, but in parts of Africa conditions can be unimaginably hard. I believe we have an obligation to help if we can... read more

 

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Chris Brewer

PATRON

I have known Ric for many years. Before he founded Disability Africa, he was Director of Challengers, another charity for disabled young people which our Company chose to support as the main beneficiary in its Centenary Year in 2004... read more

 

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Ken Tyrell

Chairman

Ken became an airline pilot as a result of a chance sighting of an advertisement for pilots for BEA and BOAC. He graduated from 'The University of the Air' in Hamble in the early sixties. In 1966 he flew his first Trident and spent the next thirty years flying passenger aircraft... read more

 

Adrian Abbott

Treasurer

Following qualification as a chartered accountant, Adrian worked at Price Waterhouse and then as internal audit manager at Unilever followed by a transfer to a chief accountant role at a subsidiary group... read more

 

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Dr Penny Gibson

Trustee

Penny is a Consultant Community Paediatrician for Surrey Community Health. She also advises health service commissioners in her role as Clinical Champion for Children and Families for NHS Surrey... read more

 

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David Monk

Trustee

Since 1997, David has been Headteacher of Pond Meadow School in Surrey, working with pupils between the ages of 2 and 19 with severe, complex and profound needs including autism and medical needs... read more

 

Sue Haworth Edwards

Trustee

Sue joined the MOD in 1990 and has worked in a wide variety of both finance and managerial positions within a number of different branches throughout MOD.... read more