Rwandan Orphans Project UK Board of Directors


jennyJenny Clover - Chair

Jenny was a journalist from the UK who moved to Rwanda in early 2010 and began working with the ROP a few months later. She worked at the Imizi Children's Center in Rwanda until 2015, while also working as the Reuters correspondent for Rwanda. She was elected as a board member for the US board in 2011 and registered the ROP as a charity in the UK in 2014. She is currently serving as Chair for the ROP UK.



ralphRalph Svasti-Salee - Treasurer

Ralph has been working as a quantitative trader based in London ever since graduating with a Mathematics degree from Cambridge University. He was elected as a board member in 2017 and currently serves as treasurer for the ROP UK.



annaAnna Luckock - Secretary 

Anna is a social worker in London, working with children and young people in care. In 2011 and 2015 she spent a month in Kigali working alongside ROP in the Imizi Children's Centre. She was particularly inspired by the impact the staff had on supporting children's complex emotional needs, creating a safe and fun place for the boys to grow. Anna has been on the UK board since 2014 and currently serves as secretary.



clare bioClare Watson

Clare is a lawyer based in London. After spending several years working in Asia Pacific she took a sabbatical in 2013 as part of her return to the UK, during which time she spent a month in Rwanda. It was then that she found out about ROP and was so impressed with the work of the Imizi Children’s Centre and the impact it had on the children’s lives that she stayed involved on her return to the UK. Clare was elected to the UK board in 2016.