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PoC Staff

Lynn Carter MA – Director, full-time
Following several years working for an educational travel company and also teaching English abroad, Lynn joined PoC in 1996 as a volunteer, becoming employed three months later, responsible for fundraising and co-ordinating the PoC education courses. She became Director in May 1999, succeeding Tom Blumenau OBE, who was one of the founders of PoC.

Kirsty Bennett BA – Grants Officer, part-time
After completing a degree in Modern African and Middle Eastern History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Kirsty volunteered with the UNHCR.  She also holds a Diploma in Social Anthropology from Birkbeck University.  Kirsty joined PoC in April 2002 where she assesses, researches and processes grant applications.

Rachael Tyndall – Administrator, part-time
Rachael joined PoC in 2001, following a year-long world trip, prior to which she had worked as a PA in London. Rachael also managed a drop in centre for French speaking refugees and asylum seekers in London. In addition to running the office and being in charge of donor relations, she also co-ordinates the volunteer programme.