Our Team.

Patron - Lord Howard of Lympe

Former Conservative Party Leader, Michael is President of CFID. As leader Michael committed the Party to increasing aid and proposed an advocacy fund the poorest countries.
CFID Executive

Co-Chair - Baroness Jenkin of Kennington

CFID founder and former chair, Anne is a Member of the House of Lords, Patron of Restless Development and advisory board member of the Global Poverty Project.

Mark Garnier MP - Wyre Forest

Co-Chair - Mark Garnier MP

MP for Wyre Forest since 2010. 

Mark has been the Conservative MP for Wyre Forest since 2010. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade from 17 July 2016 to 9 January 2018.  He served on the Treasury Select Committee (2010 – 2016) and the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (2012 – 2014). Mark also served as chairman on a number of All Party Parliamentary Groups and is the Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Brunei, Myanmar and Thailand.


Theo Clarke MP - Stafford

Vice-Chair - Theo Clarke MP

MP for Stafford since 2019.

Theo was the first Chief Executive of Coalition for Global Prosperity and was previously the director of CFID. She has led the CFID’s social action project in Sierra Leone. Theo has delivered education, enterprise and employability training in several African countries. She sits on the Board of Africa House London which promotes trade between the UK and emerging markets. Theo is the Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Kenya.

Compliance - Amy Le Coz

Treasurer - Simon Nayyar

Simon is CFID’s treasurer. Simon has been an active member of Project Umubano and was 2015 Conservative Party candidate in Hackney.

Operations – Caroline Sargent

Caroline is an active member of the Conservative Party and a Vice Chair of the St James’ Ward Conservatives in Westminster.

International Social Action

CFID is fortunate to have the input and support of a number of individuals who contribute ideas, support and energy to CFID and the social action project in particular with special mention to Faye WatsonCllr David MillicanKrystal MillerDina BlackRichard Honey and David Robinson. 

CFID Advisory Council

Amy Le Coz
Caroline Squire
Chris Loughran
Dina Black
Gareth Williams
Zakiy Manji
Kristy Adams
Anthony Mangnall MP
Laura Round
Richard John Parr
Resham Kotecha
Rushi Millns
Ryan Henson
William Heald

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