Meet Our Team


Pauline Edwards


Pauline is the Founder/CEO of Annies Orphan, an organisation that operates charity shops across the UK and support projects in Africa and Asia. She has MA degree in Theology and is Minister of the Wales AOG, Bangor. She joined the board of Trustees in January 2008 and appointed Chair in September of the same year.

    Kunle Onabolu


    Kunle is the Founder/Director of ACT. He has a PhD in Civil Engineering. His working experience has been in building materials manufacturing, engineering consultancy and R&D. He has been a Trustee from when the charity was formed 1999.

      Gwen Howes

      Finance Officer

      Gwen’s background is in IT, where she started in software development before moving to IT project and contract management. Following retirement, she joined ACT as a volunteer in 2011 working on book keeping. She now oversees the accounting and financial functions of the charity.

        Jack Beadle

        Communications & Marketing

        Jack studied Accounting, Finance and Management, graduating from the University of York with a first class honours degree. He currently works as a quantitative trader in a hedge fund. Jack joined ACT in October 2015 as the communications & marketing officer.