Meet the Team

Alex Lipinski
Alex has 25 years’ experience of leading teams and projects in South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana and the UK. He has worked for NGOs, at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, and UNDP Mozambique, where he was programme manager of United Nations Volunteer. In South Africa he helped to pioneer community-based township approaches to IT training.
Laura Hales
Laura heads a policy team for a UK transport agency. Her background is in mitigating the effects of climate change whilst promoting social justice. She has delivered carbon reduction projects in the UK and researched slum climate change in Ghana.
Nick Wolff
Nick works in economic development in the UK linking the economic needs of low-income communities with urban transformation. He has over 10 years experience managing programme budgets with government, charity and private sector funders.
Gordon Mole
Gordon is the founding vice-chair of LA Connects, the London social enterprise forum. He has undertaken research in Ghana and helped to establish a voluntary project in Mumbai, Thalia, working with children from slum and street communities.

Alex Lipinski
(Director)

Laura Hales
(Chair)

Nick Wolff
(Treasurer)

Gordon Mole
(Trustee)