Team

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    Paul Anticoni

    Chief Executive

    Paul Anticoni trained as an agriculturalist and forester prior to living and working in the 80s and 90s in Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Cambodia and Bosnia. Paul then led the Red Cross in their disaster response operations for 12 years before joining World Jewish Relief as CEO in 2006.

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    Stacey Swimer

    Director of International Programmes and Partnerships (on maternity leave)

    Stacey has worked with partners in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia, as well as living and working in Zambia. Stacey has been at World Jewish Relief since June 2010 and is responsible for managing and growing our international humanitarian and development programmes.

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    Alisa Avigdor

    Director of Philanthropy

    Alisa has led fundraising teams within internationally renowned educational, arts and cultural heritage organisations for over 20 years, including the Jewish Museum London and the Royal College of Music, London. Alisa joined World Jewish Relief in September 2014.

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    Rafi Cooper

    Director of Communications

    Rafi Cooper’s passion for World Jewish Relief is second only to his dedication to Barnet Football Club, who have been teaching him how to deal with constant adversity for over 25 years. His previous experience is at The Children’s Society and World Animal Protection.

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    Isobel Collinge

    Director of Finance

    Isobel qualified as an accountant in 2002 and has significant experience in the not for profit sector. Firstly for the NHS and more recently at the Royal College of Nursing where she led on budget setting, forecasting, financial strategy, statutory accounts and financial training.

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    Alex Brookes

    Director of International Programmes and Partnerships
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    Beth Saffer

    Programmes Manager
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    Bianca Weber

    Head of Home Repairs Campaign
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    Debbie Cantor

    Archive Volunteers Team Manager
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    Ekaterina Mitiaev

    Head of Impact and Livelihoods
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    Emily Dean

    Marketing Officer
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    Gill Bland

    Head of Income and Supporter Services
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    Hardeep Kalher

    Programmes Administrator
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    Hilary Chaplin

    Income Manager
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    Irene De Lange

    Finance and Resources Team Assistant
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    Janice Lopatkin

    Programme Director, UK
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    John Kanerick

    Telephone Reception and Supporter Care Assistant
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    Judith Fagelson

    Programmes Officer
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    Kateryna Roshchyna

    Livelihood Development Programmes Officer
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    Maria Gonzalez

    Income and Finance Support Manager
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    Mark Weegmann

    Humanitarian Programmes Officer
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    Michelle Henley

    Supporter Development Manager
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    Michelle Mitchell

    Head of Major Giving
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    Mireille Flores

    Humanitarian Programmes Manager
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    Monika Kosinska

    Finance Manager
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    Mya Goschalk

    Trust Fundraiser
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    Natalya Williams

    Home Repairs Programme Manager
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    Rebecca Singer

    Head of Communications and Community
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    Richard Budden

    Head of Individual Giving & Legacies
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    Sam Hamshere

    HR Advisor
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    Sam Pearl

    Head of Events
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    Sara Hussain

    Office Manager and PA to CEO
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    Simone Colp

    Trust Fundraiser
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    Tanya Freedman

    Digital Communications Manager
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    Vicki Russell

    Events Manager
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    Zara Kletz

    Community Engagement Officer