Terre des hommes (uk)


Tdh UK: Our Team

Tricia Young, CEO
Tricia joined Tdh UK as CEO in July 2018. She was previously director of the charity Child to Child, a post she held for eight years. Her work promoting and upholding children's rights gives her a wealth of experience to add to Terre des hommes’ work protecting children at risk, improving their access to healthcare, and providing emergency aid to children who need it most.


Tom Fitzpatrick, Fundraising and Business Development Officer
Tom is the Fundraising and Business Development Officer for Tdh UK, having joined the organisation in March 2018. He has worked for various international development organisations in communications, programmes and institutional partnerships roles.


Kristen Hope, Research and Advocacy Coordinator, Access to Justice Programme
For over a decade, Kristen has worked in research and advocacy in the field of children’s rights. Her work attempts to transform the principle of empowerment into practice by using action-oriented research and participatory approaches, contributing to building virtuous circles that transform policies and practices at macro level while catalysing positive, real-life changes for children and their families at micro level.


Lisa Médard, Communications Officer
Lisa joined Tdh UK as the Communications Officer in May 2019. A civil and biological systems engineer, and with a Masters in Advanced Global Studies / Development Practice from SciencesPo Paris School of International Affairs, Lisa's 18 year career has included agricultural supply-chain quality assurance, flood defence, and development-sector advocacy and communications.



Peter Aylmer, Chair
Peter is Chair of Tdh UK. His career was spent in the education service in England, starting as a teacher, but later including senior roles in local, regional and national education organisations. Now retired, he also writes magazine articles and guidebooks on walking in Britain.


Istiaque Ahmed, Treasurer
Istiaque serves as the Treasurer for Tdh UK. He is a qualified accountant and also has extensive experience of charity fieldwork in south Asia.


Dee Jethwa, Safeguarding Children specialist
Dee Jethwa is a Safeguarding Children specialist, with many years of developing and delivering child protection services in the statutory and voluntary sectors. She was awarded the title of Social Worker of the Year in 2009 in recognition of her contribution to training and development of staff in child protection. As well as 30 years’ experience in the UK, she has worked in international development in Asia and delivered child protection training in several countries over the past 20 years. Currently, Dee works as an independent safeguarding consultant, providing consultancy and training services within the UK and internationally.


Marc Kempe, Communications and PR specialist
A senior PR and communications professional, Marc was formerly the Director of Communications and Fundraising for the Terre des hommes Foundation, Marc Kempe was appointed Trustee for Tdh UK in July 2018.