Our Trustees

Jerry Pearce (Chairman)
Jerry is a former student at Haileybury and has two children of his own at the school. Having worked in various roles across Africa during his career in banking, Jerry initially got involved with HYT with its fundraising activities, before becoming a Trustee. Jerry brings both financial expertise and an understanding of Africa to his role in the Trust.
Graham Jinks (Treasurer)
Graham Jinks is a current Haileybury parent having already educated three children at the school over the past 13 years. His daughter Lucy visited HYT in Uganda as part of her IB course. Graham joined HYT as Treasurer and Trustee in January 2018 and has since visited HYT’s Ugandan projects where he works closely with the Ugandan team on financial matters. Graham is currently Chairman of a small private hotel group having spent nearly 30 years working in the City as a stockbroker.
Oliver Phillpott
Oliver left Haileybury in 2010 and went on to study Anthropology at Cambridge University. He then took a gap year after university, travelling and volunteering in Asia. Oliver has a great enthusiasm for technology and currently works as a consultant, designing financial technology for a firm called Alfa Systems.
Katie Stanyard
A geography graduate of Edinburgh University and former HYT volunteer, Katie returned to Uganda to undertake research in ISSB use in 2011. Katie has since worked for Aureus Social Ventures, helping charities design innovative programmes and develop fund-raising strategies. Katie currently works as a project manager for Capita plc.
Russell Matcham – Director
Having first visited Uganda in 1989, Russell relaunched the Trust there in 2006. Russell is responsible for the overall direction of the Trust, supported by its Trustees and works closely with the Country and Assistant Managers. Russell also promotes HYT at Haileybury and with many others working in international development in Uganda, which he visits regularly, and beyond.


You can email us at [email protected]

Or call us on:

+ 256 (0) 789 172 703 Uganda
+ 44 (0)1992 706334 UK

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Or write to us at:

Postal Address
Mauricia Nambatya (Country Manager)
HYT Uganda
P.O. Box 1264

UK Office
Russell Matcham (Director)
SG13 7NU

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