Trustees and partners

Watipa is a registered Community Interest Company (CIC) and Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The Community Interest Company oversees the ethical consultancy services provided in international development, where profits support a scholarship program. The Charitable Incorporate Organisation oversees the scholarship and youth development program.  

Our Trustees

Watipa CIO is governed by a Board of 12 Trustees who generously give their time to support our scholars and alumni.

  • Allen Kyendikuwa, Uganda. Program Manager at the Uganda Youth Coalition on Adolescent SRHR and HIV/AIDS (CYRSA).
  • Amos Zingiri Mwamlamba, Kenya. Watipa alumnus 2016.
  • Gemma Salteri, Australia. Chief Executive Officer, CAGES Foundation.
  • Julia Omondi, Kenya. Watipa alumna.
  • Karin Alexander, South Africa. Consultant and co-founder of Watipa.
  • Kristen de Graaf, UK. Research Manager, University of Oxford.
  • Lucy Clarke, UK. Manager – CB Risk, Data, Systems & Operations, Ring Fencing & Resolution Programme, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
  • Lucy Stackpool-Moore (chair), UK. Director and Founder of Watipa, volunteer CEO Watipa Charitable Incorporated Organisation, co-founder of Mwatipasa.
  • Maureen Leah Chirwa, Malawi. Managing Director Prime Health and Consulting Services, co-founder of Watipa and founder of Mwatipasa.
  • Peter Taylor, Canada. Associate Director for Think Tank Initiatives, International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
  • Sakunthala Mapa, UK. Programme Manager, International Planned Parenthood Federation.
  • Valerie Delpech (secretary), UK. Consultant Epidemiologist and Head of HIV Surveillance, Public Health England.

Our Partners

Watipa is also grateful to our many partners who support the work of Watipa CIO through their provision of in-kind professional services. 

Legal support:

Finance and accounting support:

Training and networking:

If you would like to partner with Watipa, please contact us.