Trustees

The Trustees of The CIFA Trust bring a wealth of experience to the charity from various fields and all act as unpaid volunteers. Each trustee adheres to a strict code of conduct, including The CIFA Trust’s Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy. The board is currently comprised of the following Trustees.

Anthony Hovey

Anthony has a Masters degree in Tropical Agricultural Development. From 1984 to 2004, he worked full-time throughout Africa and in North Korea with a number of non-governmental organisations, as well as the UN, World Bank, and the UK’s Department for International Development.


Amanda Caine

Amanda is the Trust’s Treasurer. A chartered accountant, she has worked in senior finance positions within the charity sector for many years, including Oxfam and FARM-Africa.


Vincent Gainey

Vince has worked in overseas development for many years. He is currently a Livelihoods Advisor (Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change) with the UK’s Department for International Development.


Luke Harman

Luke is a Senior Social Protection Advisor at Save the Children UK with over ten years experience in international development policy and programming. Luke holds a doctorate from the University of London for his research on agricultural and health subsidies in Africa and has an MSc in Development Economics.


Mark Andrews

Mark has a degree in International Politics and Law. While at university he spent a month in Kenya working in a homeless shelter and ran a local charity that supported local causes. After graduating, Mark became a Trust Fundraising and Project Development Officer in a local charity and moved from being an Intern at The CIFA Trust to a Trustee responsible for fundraising.