Staff and Trustees

Chief Executive
Karen Pollock MBE
Chief of Staff
Kirsty Young
Interim Finance Manager
Joanne Burton
Executive Assistant
Lauren Clark
Office Manager
Pjeter Krasniqi

Head of Project Development
Clementine Smith

Education Team

Director of Programmes
Chris Gurney
Education Officer - Teacher Training (maternity cover)

Helen Carr
Catrina Kirkland
Education Officer - Lessons from Auschwitz
Tom Jackson
Education Officer - Resource Development
Martin Winstone
Outreach Officer
Amy Gee
Outreach Assistant
Anna Lloyd

Lessons from Auschwitz Project

Head of Lessons from Auschwitz
Anita Parmar
Senior Project Coordinator
Elaine Leppard
Project Coordinator
Grace Idle
Project Coordinator
Rosie Goldsmith
Ambassador Programme Manager

Briony Martin
Ambassador Programme Administrator
James Moore
Lessons from Auschwitz/Education Administrator
Wanda Banks

Public Affairs and Events

Head of Public Affairs
Samantha Abrahams
Public Affairs Officer
Nicola Richards
Director of Fundraising
Shoshana Copeland
Senior Fundraiser
Josie Turner
Fundraising & Events Administrator
Elysia Polin


Honorary Patrons

Most Rev and Rt Hon Lord Carey of Clifton
Lord Dholakia OBE DL
Rt Hon Lord Mackay of Clashfern
Lady Merlyn-Rees JP



R. Stephen Rubin OBE
Honorary Vice President
Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Wirral MBE

Paul Phillips
Paul Berlyn

Olivier Blechner
Richard Harrington MP
Ben Helfgott MBE
Helen Hyde DBE
Michael Karp
Nigel Layton
Edward Lewin
Hannah Lewis MBE
Kirsty McNeill
Marilyn Ofer
Martin Paisner CBE
Alberta Strage


James Clappison
Louise Ellman MP
Rt Hon Andrew Lansley CBE
Sir Antony Sher KBE
Stephen Twigg MP

Fundraising Committee

Olivier Blechner
Marilyn Ofer
Paul Phillips
Sara Phillips
Françoise Winton

Young Holocaust Educational Trust Committee

Ben Edgar
Rebecca Harvey
Jonathan Winton