ALEX BROOKES

Alex is the Director of Development at World Jewish Relief. She has previously worked in roles across UNHCR and the British Council.

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JOE GRABINER

Joe is a senior child protection social worker. He works with children and families in a Local Authority in the South East. Having grown up in a youth movement himself Joe was lucky enough to be a leader of the very first OSH summer residential, and saw first-hand its' transformative impact. Joe is also the grandchild of refugees who came to the UK as teenagers fleeing Nazi persecution in Europe.

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MARC GARDINER
TREASURER

Marc Gardiner is a qualified accountant, university lecturer and entrepreneur – as well as being a family man.  With many years of business and financial experience behind him, Marc is the Treasurer Trustee of OSH where he hopes to make a contribution to improving the lives of deserving young people.

NIC SCHLAGMAN
CHAIR

Nic is Head of Social Action and Interfaith at West London Synagogue. He has worked professionally in both education and refugee humanitarian relief. From 2009-2013 he was the Humanitarian Coordinator and then Programme Manager for the African Refugee Development Centre in Tel Aviv. He currently runs a number of direct service projects for refugees and asylum seekers in London including a Drop-in for destitute asylum seekers, language and employment support for refugees, and Community Sponsorship for a family of Syrian refugees. He joined OSH as part of its founding team in 2018. When not working Nic can be found playing Duplo with his four year old daughter Ruby, listening to Erykah Badu.

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WALEED ZUORIKI

Waleed comes to OSH with over 20 years' experience in business development, entrepreneurial, marketing, organisation branding and communication. The last two years were full of experiences in charitable work and community service in Britain. He has worked with many NGOs in different volunteering roles towards serving the people from forced migrant backgrounds to facilitate their integration into their communities while gaining a postgraduate degree in Management from University of London

COULD IT BE YOU?

We are recruiting for a trustee with legal expertise to join our board. If you are interested in joining the UK's youth movement for refugees and migrants, then contact us for an informal conversation about the role.