About Us

Our Team
 

We come from a range of backgrounds and all have extensive experience of working for and running non-profits in Asia, either previously or currently.

 

Philanthropy:​​

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Nicky Wilkinson

Executive Director 

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Kate Griffin

Senior Technical Advisor - Development

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Starfish Education:

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Dr.Nanthaporn (Prae) Seributra


CEO of Starfish Country Home School Foundation & Starfish Education Social Enterprise Co. Ltd.

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Terri Jayme-Mora

Special Projects Lead

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Collaborative Initiatives:

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Michael Fua
Director of Youth Programs
Tondo Community Initiative

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Connecting, Sharing and Learning Work:

Governance

 

Firetree Philanthropy Foundation Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantees established under the Laws of the Republic of Singapore and wholly funded by the Firetree Trust and Starfish Education Trust.

Francesco Caruso, the Trusts' Protector, oversees our philanthropic work and has final approval authority over our grants.

Michelle Lim, Firetree Group's CFO, provides oversight on financial management, governance and compliance on behalf of Firetree Advisory Pte. Ltd., the Trusts' single corporate trustee.

Philanthropy Advisory Committee

 

Aside from being accountable to the vision and values of the Firetree Trust, we consider ourselves accountable to the changemakers, organisations and networks we support and the communities in which we work,

 

Consequently, the role of the Advisory Committee is to hold us to account on behalf of the communities we work with and the partners we support.  The main duty of the board therefore is to provide brutally honest feedback about where we need to get better and how our approach needs to develop and evolve.

 

Our Advisory Committee brings a mix of contextual experience of some of the communities in which we work, the social challenges we are collectively working to address and the wider social impact systems in which we operate.

The Members of the Advisory Committee support our work on a purely voluntarily basis. The current members are:

Nancyline Agaid

 

Erika Tatad