Our Trustees

Jennie Fleming

Chair
A long time supporter of NNRF, Jennie was elected as a trustee Nov 2018 and as Chair of the Board in Nov 2019.

Stella Nickolay

A longstanding NNRF member and volunteer, Stella has been a Trustee since November 2018 and is a member the Grants Committee.

Darren York

Darren is a former charity Chief Executive with over 25 years’ experience in the sector. He┬ábecame a Trustee of the Forum in November 2020.

Helen O’Nions

Vice Chair
Helen is an academic at Nottingham Law school and since 2021 she has been vice-chair of the board of trustees.

Roger Tanner

Roger was a headteacher and teacher in Nottingham and now volunteers at NNRF, helping on Reception. Both these experiences help him contribute to the trustees. He is the current Chair of the HR committee.

Am Dani Juma

NNRF remains a dynamic charity that works with and for the Refugees and Asylum Seekers. As a refugee, Am Dani is absolutely proud to be a trustee at the Refugee Forum.

AJ Matsiko

Heidi Richardson

Heidi is a long-term supporter of the Forum, and volunteers as an ESOL teacher.

Graham Ferris

Treasurer
Graham used to teach law at NTU. He is happy to support the work of the Forum, by being part of the team that oversees the organisational and formal structures that enable the great staff and volunteers to carry out their work.

Pete Strauss

Pete is a retired Primary School Headteacher. He is the trustee who oversees safeguarding and also volunteers with the General Advice team.

Caroline Mombeyara

Caroline is an accounting professional with lived experience and is passionate about helping people in need to advance their lives and influencing strategic business decisions.

Allan Njanji

Allan is passionate about refugee issues, and strives to find pragmatic solutions which empower refugees and asylum seekers to become independent.

Bilal Hazzouri

Bilal works as a Senior Impact and Business Analyst, specialising in International development, peacebuilding & conflict transformation expert.