Trustees play an important role in controlling the management and administration
of charities as well as providing valuable expertise and experience. The Trustees
of the Against Malaria Foundation have been chosen carefully to reflect the
different aspects of the initiative.
Ultimately there will be between 8-12 Trustees.
Bill Boler is a Director of Business
in the Communityin the United Kingdom, a leading responsible business organisation. Bill leads an effort to ensure the property and retail investment provides benefits to local communities through increased economic opportunity, employment, local business support and wider social impact.
In the United States, Bill was Vice President for Community Investment at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), helping companies to integrate community investment into their business and CSR strategies for the benefit of both companies and community.
Prior to joining BSR he served as executive director of the Greater Harlem Housing Development Corporation from 1993-1998, during which time he worked to attract private investment to Harlem, NY. He was Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Department of Business Services and Vice President of the city’s Public Development Corporation.
Bill earned a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Yale University and a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Steph is a medical doctor and has seen the effects of malaria first hand. She has
field experience in India, Uganda and South Africa and has had malaria herself.
She is also an Olympic Champion, having won a gold medal in modern pentathlon at
Sydney in 2000, and was both European and World Champion in 2001.
Modern pentathlon was the focus of Steph's life for ten years. After the Sydney
Olympics she returned to her medical career and is now training to be a GP.
Steph is married to Dan, an equine vet, and they live in Sussex with their son, Oliver, and dog, Biscuit.
Jonathan is a partner at global strategy consultancy, Monitor Company.
He has worked at Monitor for the last 15 years leading projects in a variety of
industry sectors including banking, chemicals, travel and telecommunications. In
recent years he has developed an expertise in the media sector.
Prior to joining Monitor Company, Jonathan managed the British Army ski team for
two World Cup seasons.
Jonathan is originally from Malta and his wife Caroline is from Zimbabwe. In 1999-2000
Jonathan and his wife and two daughters Sarah and Hannah, then 8 and 5, spent a
year sailing from Malta to Australia thereby fulfilling a long held ambition to
sail across the world.
Guy is an independent investor following a career in international investment banking and business consulting.
He has been a lifelong swimmer and participated in the World Swim 2005 with his family, club mates and friends in the swimming community. He is a member of the Board of British Swimming and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Richard is Director of Science at the Natural History Museum in London.
He is responsible for a staff of 500 and 70 million items held by the museum.
Richard was a senior lecturer and head of the vector biology unit at the London
School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (1985-92) before becoming head of the Entomology
Department at the Natural History Museum, London (1992-97).
He was head of International Programmes at the Wellcome Trust between 1997-2003.
At the Trust he was responsible for funding and reviewing major research programmes
in biomedical and social sciences in over 40 countries as well as forging alliances
and collaborations with international organisations and governments.
His research has been on various aspects of insect vectors of disease and as a consequence
of this and other activities has travelled extensively in the developing world.
He has been a consultant to a number of governments for the World Health Organization
and on external review bodies for several research organisations in the UK and overseas.
He was educated at Imperial College, London (Zoology & Entomology).
Richard is co-author of a major reference work in medical entomology and of numerous
Andy is an Executive Director of Capital & Regional Plc, a UK listed property company.
He is also Chief Executive of The Junction one of the UK's largest retail property
funds and holds a number of non-executive directorships outside the property industry.
He is a qualifed rugby coach and has a passion for rugby. Not a natural swimmer,
he is learing to swim laps and is making good progress.
Rob started World Swim Against Malaria.
He has no background in swimming and only learnt to swim properly in Australia a few years ago.
"When I saw my Australian friends swimming laps it looked effortless. I thought
I better learn. Until then my swimming was a version of freestyle and gasping for
breath at the end of the pool."
Rob's business background is in strategy consulting, event management and publishing.
He's taken time out to coordinate World Swim Against Malaria.
He lives in London with his wife Catherine and four children aged
14, 12, 10 and 8.
Jeremy has spent his career in marketing seeking to captivate people around ideas
Most recently he was Brand Director for Sainsbury’s supermarkets and prior to that
Marketing Director for Coca-Cola across Central Europe and for L’Oreal in the UK.
He has three children Ocean, Sky and Indigo named after his love of the outdoors
and sea, which he hopes they still appreciate when they grow up. Jeremy's other
passion is for adventure and most recently he has ridden a horse across central
Mongolia and cycled across Tibet, not to mention swimming seven miles for Swim For Terri in 2003.
Peter Sherratt is a barrister and philanthropist who first got involved with Against Malaria through his passion for open water swimming.
Peter has established a number of award-winning programmes in inner city London which have created lasting improvements in education. He is chair of the highly successful Oaklands School in Bethnal Green and was one of the founding board members of the Tower Hamlets Education and Business Partnership. The philanthropy programme he established while Chief Legal Officer of Lehman Brothers Europe, Middle East & Asia, was widely regarded as a model of its kind. His work there was recently recognized in his appointment to the ''Heart of the City'' Council, which co-ordinates philanthropic activities across London's financial services sector.
He also serves on the boards of Camfed International which is one of the world’s leading NGO’s in female education, Every Child a Chance, which provides one-on-one tuition for deprived children and the Oxford Said Business School.
Peter holds degrees from Oxford and Cambridge and maintains close links with both universities.