The Sierra Leone School Team
The Charity and Fundraising Team
Mike Fielding, Director
Mike began the Extra Mile mission. He worked in secondary education for 35 years in the UK and also in Sierra Leone before starting the charity in 2009. He is based in the UK but makes frequent visits to Sierra Leone for extended periods.
Moses Conteh, Country Manager
Moses is the Country Manager for Extra Mile and the person you're most likely to encounter in Sierra Leone. Moses is a trained teacher and works at The Albert Academy whilst also studying at Forah Bay College. At all other times he is responsible for the volunteers and the running of the charity in-country including overseeing the recent building of the Extra Mile School.
Roz Brookhouse, Finance & Trustee
Roz works full-time for Metso Minerals and handles the financial side of Extra Mile and makes sure we're working within our means. Roz also sits on the Board of Trustees (a trustee since 2011) and supports the development of the charity in its fund-raising.
Barry Heaton, Trustee
Barry has extensive experience as an Advertising Art Director, and as a Property Consultant. He is lately retired and lives in Bolton, UK. Barry has been a trustee and advisor to the charity since 2009.
Don Mayoh, Trustee
Don has worked as an Engineering Production Manager for many years with several lengthy postings in Africa and is now retired and based in Macclesfield, UK. Don has been a trustee and advisor to the charity since 2009.
Dr. Jane Bentham
Dr. Bentham is a further education lecturer in chemistry, and biology at Salford City College. She has taught science at Services Secondary School, Juba, Sierra Leone. She is a keen outdoor pursuits enthusiast and has been a trustee with Extra Mile since 2016.
Janet organises the charity's fund-raising work. She runs four allotments which produce flowers, vegetables and fruits for sale, and organises fund-raising events throughout the year. She also works with our Extra Mile team in Sierra Leone. She has been a trustee since 2016.
Tim has worked as a senior leader in education in the UK and with many international schools in Africa and S.E. Asia. He has volunteered in Sierra Leone, both teaching and conducting professional development for headteachers and other senior leaders in schools in Goderich and further afield. Tim has been a trustee since 2016.
Annemarie has worked in insurance, as manager of an early years playgroup, school secretary and as a senior administrator for a large education focused organisation. Annemarie has been a trustee and advisor for the charity since 2016.
David worked in the construction industry for over 35 years many of which were spent on projects around the world. David has degrees in law, construction and economics and agricultural economics. He is married with three adult daughters. David became a trustee in 2017.