HALO Trust Trustees

Board members

Amanda Pullinger HALO Trust

Amanda Pullinger

Chairman

Amanda Pullinger is the Chief Executive Officer of 100 Women in Finance. Previously, Amanda was a Principal at Aquamarine Capital Management. She later set up her own management consultancy business, working primarily with not for profit organizations. Her clients included 100 Women in Hedge Funds, American Red Cross of Greater New York and Brasenose College, Oxford University. Amanda has an Honours degree in Modern History from Oxford and an MBA from La Salle University, Philadelphia.

Paddy Beeley, HALO Trust

Patrick Beeley

Paddy Beeley was an Army Officer and then worked in Emerging Markets at JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley for 18 years. He left in 2004 to set up his own emerging market fixed-income consultancy. In 2009-10 he worked part-time as a volunteer for HALO, training in Cambodia and Angola and then working in Afghanistan. He has a good working knowledge of mine clearance. Paddy has a degree in Classics from Trinity College, Cambridge and lives on a remote hill farm on Exmoor.

Anthony Bird, HALO Trust

Anthony Bird

Anthony Bird has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking, having worked in many countries around the world; before that he served in the Army. He was born and brought up in Portugal and is a Managing Director of Rothschild.

Tim Church HALO Trust

Tim Church

Tim is president of MIO Partners, Inc. which manages investment programmes for McKinsey's current and former partners, as well as the firm's retirement plans. Tim joined McKinsey in 1991, to start and head up the European investment activity for the firm, taking over the running of the global activity in 1997. Prior to that, he was a director of Advent Ltd, a UK based venture capital firm. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in London and has an honours degree in Engineering Science from the University of Durham.

Jane Davis HALO Trust

Jane Davis

Jane is a nurse, currently on the board of NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group and the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council, sitting on panels of conduct and competence hearings. She spent 34 years as an officer in the Army Reserve, retiring in 2015 as a Colonel and has visited most HALO programmes since she joined us in 1994 as a medical advisor. Jane is involved in developing training and validation programmes for the minefield paramedics and procuring medical equipment. She is a Deputy Lieutenant in Greater London and Colonel Commandant of the QARNC.

Mia Hamwey, Halo Trust

Mia Hamwey

Mia Hamwey is an active member of the landmine action community having built a powerful reputation for institutional knowledge and compassion for the promotion of human welfare. She is a founding board member of Freedom Fields USA, which marked the beginning of her extensive travel to minefield operations worldwide. Mia started her professional career in strategic marketing and corporate communications for Nestlé USA. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego.

Paddy Nicoll, HALO Trust

Paddy Nicoll

Paddy Nicoll, a former British Army Officer, co-chairs Henley Estates, a property company. He is also the Chairman of The River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames; Managing Chairman of Row2Recovery, the military adaptive rowing charity; a Trustee of The Annabel Arbib Foundation; a Trustee of The Langley Academy Trust and a Board Member of The Endeavour Fund, HRH Prince Harry’s charity which supports endeavours by wounded servicemen. He is also studying for a Masters Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy.

Mark Sedwill, HALO Trust

Mark Sedwill

Mark has been Permanent Secretary at the Home Office since February 2013. He was previously Political Director at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Prime Minister’s special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Mark studied at St Andrews and Oxford universities before joining the FCO in 1989. He served in a range of roles in the UK and overseas, including as Private Secretary to Foreign Secretaries Robin Cook and Jack Straw in the run-up to the war in Iraq.

Rupert Younger, HALO Trust

Rupert Younger

Rupert is a leading commentator on reputation matters and Director of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, which he founded in 2008. He is also a consulting partner of The Finsbury Group, which he co-founded. Rupert is a member of the Senior Common Rooms at Worcester College, Oxford, and at St Antony’s College, Oxford. He is currently Chairman of Oxford University’s Socially Responsible Investment Review Committee of Council, and was appointed by HM The Queen as High Sheriff of Hampshire for 2013-14. He has an MA (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen.