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Meet the Child Helpline International Team!

At Child Helpline International, we are proud to serve our network by coordinating information, viewpoints, knowledge and data from our child helpline members, partners and external sources. Our work is supported by the Child Helpline International Staff Members and our Supervisory Board. Get to know us by clicking on the images below:

Staff Members

Patrick Krens
Executive Director

Helen Mason
Director of Operations

Richard Ombono
Director of Programmes

Andrea Pereira
Head of Data & Research

Angharad Wells
Project Coordinator

Averill Daly
Data & Research Officer

Kasia Smolinska
Operations Officer

Kees Ligterink
Finance Officer

Laura Holliday
Learning Coordinator

Ronja Ulvfot
Regional Manager, Europe

Steve Erwood
Membership & Communications Manager

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Supervisory Board

The Child Helpline International Supervisory Board consists of five appointed members – including our Board Chair and Vice Board Chair, Secretary and Treasurer – and five Regional Representatives, who are employees of our Child Helpline members and who are selected to serve on the Board for a three-year period by the Assembly of Child Helplines, which meets every three years. You can find more information in the Governance section.

Jaap E Doek
Board Chair

Corinne Dettmeijer
Vice Chair

Dorothy Rozga

Titi van der Poel

Natasha Jackson


Africa Region

Errol Zebeda
Americas & The Caribbean Region

Madhav Pradhan
Asia-Pacific Region

Magnus Jägerskog
Europe Region

Ohaila Shomar
Middle East & North Africa Region