Our trustees meet at least four times a year, and come from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wide range of skills to further the aims and objectives of NECT.

Trustee Profiles

 

 

Nim Njuguna

 

 Nim is founder chair of NECT and also of Mbaruk Field Studies Centre (Formerly Mbaruk Ecology Centre) in Kenya which works in partnership with NECT.  Nim teaches a course in African film at the Mary Ward Centre in London:  'Africa Through African Eyes Through FIlm'. He has worked in East Africa as a consultant/trainer on community and organisational projects. He represents NECT at the South Bank University UK ITE network for Education for Sustainable Development/ Global Citizenship. Nim has led the various trips organised by NECT to his home country of Kenya.

 

Colin Wood

Colin is 72 years young, born in Edinburgh and served in eight overseas postings with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1955 until 1996. His final posting was in Kenya where he developed a love for Kenya, its inhabitants, and the gorgeous scenery and weather. Since his retirement from the FCO, Colin has continued working in various capacities, his latest job being with Siemens energy services. Colin's wife is Kenyan and he and his family plan to retire to Kenya in the near future.

 

Liz Njuguna-Wyatt

 Liz teaches English for Speakers of Other Languages and Teacher Education. She changed her career focus to teaching while living in Kenya for two years, where she was a director of Sojourner Consultancy and Training Services, offering training of the people side of enterprise.

 

Catriona Andrew

 Catriona is a speech and language therapist and artist who has had a wide variety of jobs, including working with adults made vulnerable through mental health difficulties, homelessness or substance abuse. She has had a parallel career as an illustrator and designed the NECT logo, website and all publicity material.

 Greg Renwick

Greg currently works as a project manager for a property development
company specialising in historic buildings. He has in the past worked
as a computer specialist in jobs ranging from the Bank of England to
the start-up onefinestay. He is happiest engaging with people on
worthwhile projects.

Boniface Oburu

Boniface has a background in health sciences, over the last 12 years; he has held leadership roles both in public and private health sector  in Kenya, as well as internationally, currently  in London UK.

 
He served at District health management team (DHMT) in Kenya, liaised with Non - Governmental organisations concerned with child survival and development such as, Plan International, Concern worldwide, and Centres for Disease prevention and control (CDC) in Kenya.
 
Boniface is currently coordinator at Organisation of Positive African Men (OPAM) - a Pan London charity providing psychosocial support to African and Caribbean men with long term health conditions, as well as student Masters of Public Health (MPH) - Management of Health Systems, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom