Please see below for more information about our team and who to contact within SATRO.
Your contacts at SATRO
Anne Edward, Managing Director
Anne is responsible for the operational running of the charity, key stakeholder relationships and its strategic direction. Anne also has an active involvement in the delivery of all our programmes, ensuring their quality, relevance and impact.
Anne worked for over 25 years in the European space business based mainly in Italy and working across Europe. Her experience ranges from environmental research and implementation of scientific technology, to the management of operational contracts. Starting as a Systems Analyst, Anne developed her skills in management and innovational business development becoming Commercial Director of the Italian company.On her return to the UK in 2010 she made a career choice to put her skills to use in the educational charity sector working in Senior Management as School Business Manager. She joined SATRO in November 2018. Anne has over 20 years' experience in charities including as Chair of Trustees and as Chair of Governors both in Italy and the UK.
Mo Forgan, Mentoring and Careers Manager
Mo is SATRO's Mentoring programmes and careers manager. She has with oversight of the running and development of SATRO's Mentoring programmes and careers provision. If you are a corporate sponsor interested in an effective and rewarding way to meet your CSR aims, or an individual who thinks that you can help to raise the aspirations of a student failing to meet their full potential, then please contact Mo and her team.
Mo practiced as criminal and family barrister for 18 years before moving into the charitable sector. She spent many years administering an international scholarship programme for Shell, facilitating students from the developing world studying for masters degrees in top UK universities. This was followed by her setting up her own consultancy partnership. Mo also currently works as an Enterprise Coordinator for Enterprise M3 LEP supporting the Enterprise Adviser Network in Waverley.
Rebecca Jones, Fundraising Manager
Rebecca is responsible for generating income and awareness of the charity as well as supporting and developing the charity's ongoing fundraising strategy to meet the needs of the valuable work we do across all areas of education. Rebecca joined SATRO at the beginning of 2016 and has since enjoyed working across all areas of the charity's programmes and operations. Rebecca's previous role was as Corporate Account Fundraising Manager at Make-A-Wish Foundation UK where she helped to increase and strengthen the corporate support needed to ensure growth of the charity. Rebecca has over 20 years' experience working in both fundraising and account management and is passionate about supporting SATRO to reach its growing and exciting objectives.
Carl Webb, STEM Tutor
Carl is our STEM Tutor and delivers many of our programmes in Primary and Secondary schools. He worked as a Design and Technology teacher for over 20 years and throughout that time entered teams in our Problem Solving Challenge and organised heats at Tomlinscote School. Before teaching he worked as a Cartographic Draughtsman, Architectural Technician and Building Surveyor before undertaking his BSc (Hons) Construction degree at Sheffield Hallam University. In 2020 Carl has been busy fitting his work commitments around his first year as a Racing Driver taking part in the Caterham Academy Series. 2021 will see several new programmes run by Carl in schools.
Programme Delivery Team
If you wish to book one of our STEM workshops, join one of our challenges, book a mobile construction classroom or attend one of our events our team are here to help:
Giorgia Burgess - Marketing and One Day Events
Giorgia Burgess CMktr is responsible for our ever-popular SATROclub, and the management of our Marketing and Social Media. If you would like further information please contact Giorgia:
Finance & Invoicing
Tessa Hulford-Funnel is our finance officer, if you have any queries related to donations, invoicing or contracts then please contact her:
Mobile Construction Classroom & STEM Tutor Team
We have a dedicated staff team to deliver our Mobile Construction Classrooms into schools across the South East. They bring with them both construction industry and education experience:
- Ron Burnett
- Kevin Cowan
- Rob Mancini
- Paul Mitchell
- Peter Rudkin
- Peter Scott
- Carl Webb
SATRO Associates work with us to lead the delivery of our workshops and activities into schools. They bring with them personal experience of the world of work and specific knowledge of STEM, business and careers. They work closely with with SATRO staff and our volunteers:
- Denise Balmer
- Chris Burchill
- Brian Egles
- Pauline Hedges
- Nevil Kapadia
- Margi Lamey
- Hugh North
- Jessica Richardson (Mentoring)
- Paula Watts (Mentoring)
- Ian Wilson
If you are interested in joining as a SATRO associate to share your knowledge and inspire the next generation then please contact us.