Help our local partners realise their vision of hope for their communities
Fiona Bruce MP
Fiona Bruce is the UK Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for International Freedom of Religion or Belief and a Member of the House of Commons.
Dr Rowan Williams
Dr Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury and 35th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge (Photo: T M Ashley).
Lord Alton of Liverpool
Lord Alton was a Member of the House of Commons for 18 years and is Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University.
Baroness Cox founded HART in 2004. She’s an independent member of the UK House of Lords.
Chief Executive Officer
Much of Sam’s professional life has focused on international religious freedom and human rights advocacy. He formerly worked in the UK Parliament, whilst supporting development projects overseas.
Growing up in the Middle East, Hela witnessed first-hand the devastating impact of war. She is an experienced consultant, with a background in computer science and Business Information Systems.
Sylvia Bourhill FMAAT, FMIC
Head of Finance
Sylvia is Managing Director of an award-winning accounts firm near London. She has practiced as a bookkeeper and accountant for over 20 years.
Beth works closely with HART’s local partners to deliver high-impact programmes, including in the spheres of child education, disability equality and women’s empowerment.
David was a Chaplain in the Royal Navy and with the Royal Marines for 20 years before joining HART. He has worked alongside NGOs in numerous war-torn countries and has extensive training in logistics and trauma care.
Bethany is passionate about advocacy and justice. She's undertaking a Master's degree in Law and, alongside her role at HART, is a part-time parliamentary researcher.
At the core of HART’s ethos is a commitment to working in partnership with local people.
Board of Trustees
Colonel David Bates