Please see below for more information about our team and who to contact within SATRO.
Your contacts at SATRO
Dawn Ray, CEO
As CEO, Dawn is responsible for the leadership of the charity including strategy development and implementation alongside the financial and operational management of the business. She leads a team of staff, associates and volunteers to provide our activities into schools.
Dawn has experience over 20 years in the Marketing industry and ran her own business consulting business for 10 years. She has worked across a range of senior management roles particularly in integrated strategy development, marketing and communications, business development and change management. She has worked across the public, private and NFP sectors. Dawn has worked with SATRO since April 2017.
Anne Edward, Programme Manager
Anne is responsible for the development and delivery of SATRO's STEM, Events and Mobiles programmes. If you are interested in partnering with SATRO on a new programme, would like to talk to us about a new initiative or find out more about what we can deliver then please contact Anne.
Anne worked for over 25 years in the European space business based mainly in Italy and working across Europe. Her experience ranges from the research and implementation of science and technology to the management of operational contracts. Starting as a Systems Analyst, Anne developed her skills in management and innovational business development. On her return to the UK she made a career choice to put her skills to use in the educational charity sector working in the development of Outreach Programmes and as a School Business Manager of a rapidly growing SEN school. She joined SATRO in November 2018.
Mo Forgan, Mentoring Manager
Mo is SATRO's Mentoring programmes manager, with oversight of the running and development of SATRO's Mentoring programmes. 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.
As a charity, and with no central or local government funding, this role is key to us achieving our aims. Our Fundraising Manager is responsible for raising the funds we need to meet our charitable objective of increasing young people's interest in STEM and employability skills. SATRO always works closely with our funders to ensure that together we meet joint objectives and provide opportunities to understand the impact of the support given. If you are interested in supporting SATRO as an individual, company or charitable trust then get in touch today.
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:
Rebekah Fowler - Cross School Challenges, Events, TeenTech
Lorraine Kerswill - School Workshops & Activities
Rebecca Jones - Mobile Construction Classroom
Giorgia Burgess 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 Classroom 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
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
- Phil Edwards
- 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.