Our people

Black Prince Trust Staff

Kirk Harrison
CEO

Lou de Waal
Business, Site & Operations Manager

Harrison Seetah
Operations Lead

Alex Burke
Community Development Officer

Diana Voynova
Basketball Development Officer

Tyra Mills
Football Development Officer

Beverley de Valmency
Physical Activity & Social Inclusion Officer

Niyat Joseph
Operations and Administration Officer

Jayne Davolls
Administration Assistant

Jose Avalos
Sessional Staff

The Board of Trustees

Chris Christou

The Chair of BPT Board of Trustees.
Estate Director for the Ethelred Estate Tenant Management Organisation which houses the Community Hub, however his role with BPT is voluntary and independent from this. Chris’s passion for community work combined with his operational expertise in disadvantaged communities make him a key member of the Board of Trustees.

Iain Macfarlane

Iain Macfarlane is a solicitor specialising in all aspects of commercial property law.  He advises investors, occupiers, lenders, government bodies and others, and also has a particular interest in property issues in the charity sector.

Rochelle Mortier

Rochelle has worked internationally as a financial management consultant for PWC in the Telecoms sector and as an accountant for Cargill in the Netherlands. Following her passion for international development, she advised non-governmental organisations on finance and business responses to climate change and worked on a Business for Peace initiative for her native Sri Lanka; this led to a small business sourcing fine teas from Sri Lanka which she currently runs. Rochelle visited the Hub and was inspired by the values driving it and the wide range of community groups that it benefits and is happy to get involved.

Daniel Noruwa

Daniel Noruwa is an external affairs and policy advisor for Lambeth Council. He has extensive experience of youth development and advocacy, having been a youth councillor for jobs and growth, before becoming a young trustee for Lambeth’s oldest grants charity, the Walcot Foundation. His experience of advising senior politicians at both the local and regional level provides Black Prince Trust with invaluable strategic expertise. Having grown up in nearby Nine Elms, his connection to the trust and it’s service users brings a first hand understanding of Generation Z.

Chris Oliver

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor by profession and has an extensive background in the property and construction sector, both retail and commercial. Chris is Founder/Director of silversurfers.com, an internet portal for people over 50 with 400,000 members, as well as acting as a Non-Exec for 4 companies ranging from broadband installation to design of residential accommodation for the elderly. Chris also undertakes a number of voluntary roles in the Charity Sector and has always had a keen interest in sport and witnessed its power to change lives. He founded and Chairs his own rugby charity SKRUM based in Swaziland to target the spread of HIV Aids. After being introduced to BPT, and spending time at the Hub and seeing the range of social outcomes delivered to the local community, Chris wanted to become more involved in the Trust and we are delighted to have him on the Board

Lee Martin

Lee is a Senior Advisor at Getty Images having previously been a member of the Executive Committee and the Senior Vice President for EMEA and Asia Pac. Lee was the joint Managing Director of Allsport and has covered 18 summer and winter Olympic Games. As well as being a Trustee for BPT, Lee also is the Vice Chair and board member of  partner charity Fight 4 Change, The Photography Movement, Foley Boxing Club and the Dylan Howells foundation. Lee is passionate about all sports and their power to change lives particularly the sport of boxing.

Sarina Da Silva

Sarina is a Operations Manager for a community charity and current candidate for the local elections.

She is a local resident, mother of 3 who is passionate about community engagement and young people, striving to make Lambeth the best place to live and flourish. 

Her previous background in marketing and now in the not-for-profit sector gives her a vast skill set to support the work we do at BPT.