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. He has worked in East Africa as a consultant/trainer on community and organisational projects. Nim is involved in restorative justice training and mediation. 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. 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 on the people side of enterprise.


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.

Rita Solanke (Remi-Judah)

Rita is an account manager for a large technology company specialising in media services. In her previous Trustee roles, Rita has worked on capacity building and fund raising for a bike charity and also lead the micro-loan arm of a Ugandan based charity. Her main areas of interest are female empowerment, reducing child poverty and health initiatives in developing countries.