Ann Whitbourn – Chair

Retired Deputy Head Teacher for a local Girls Grammar School, has lived and worked locally most of her life. Has been a trustee of KRAN since its inception.

Ruth Matthews

Ruth has been a KRAN Mentor for 5 years. She is a retired Baptist minister who worked ecumenically in Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes.

Jos Kerkvliets – Deputy Chair

Consultant clinical psychologist, previously Assistant Director in Mental Health, NHS Trust. Also a mentor for young people at KRAN. Offers health and wellbeing advice and support to staff.

Nicola Deane 

Previously Head Teacher of a primary schools in London with a large Refugee client group. Good financial  management experience in a voluntary capacity for a local political party. 

Barbara Scott – Deputy Chair

Previously Head of a Primary School, and member of the KCC Educational Management Team where she was responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving in Schools. 

Pat Edwards

Pat worked as a probation officer and has considerable HR experience. She has worked in the charity sector and has wide experience as a Trustee including being a Chair.

Rami Younes

Rami is currently the International Relations Manager at Canterbury Christ Church University, he was born and educated in Syria.

Salome Legesse-Dunn – Treasurer

Salome has over 20 years finance experience in the private sector. She is currently Finance Director for Holiday Extras based in Kent


Sally Caless

Sally is a qualified and experienced social worker, who has also worked for Porchlight.