Our staff

Director of The Bell Foundation

Diana started as Director of The Bell Foundation in September 2011. She has worked for over 25 years in UK and international charities in different senior management, policy, public affairs…

Head of Programe Quality

Silvana joined The Bell Foundation as Head of Programme Quality in 2014. She holds an MA in Teacher Education, is PGCE and Delta qualified and has trained teachers all over…

Programme Officer

Lindsey became Assistant to the Director in February 2012 and then Programme Officer in February 2013. She spent ten years teaching English as a foreign language in Portugal and Spain…

Programme Officer

Helen joined The Bell Foundation in 2013 after being Education Coordinator at an international charity for six years. Before that she spent several years working in formal and informal education…

Personal Assistant

Vikki joined The Bell Foundation in October 2013 as Assistant to the Director. Previous to this she was in a number of roles, including PA to the Head of International…

Chief Finance Officer

Ian joined The Bell Foundation in April 2014 as the Chief Financial officer (part time). He was a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants for over 20 years with…

Programme Officer

Emma Cleave joined The Bell Foundation in January 2015 as Programme Officer. Prior to this she managed the Translation Programme at the free speech and literature charity English PEN. Emma…

Training Manager

Katherine Solomon originally joined The Bell Foundation in 2014 as an Associate, and became the Foundation’s Training Manager in 2017. Prior to joining Bell, Katherine spent two years working as…

Bell Foundation Associate

Jill joined The Bell Foundation as an Associate in 2014 and has been a Senior Teacher and Team Leader at Bell since 2008.

Bell Foundation Associate

Emma Parsons joined The Bell Foundation as an Associate in September 2015. Prior to that she was Deputy Head Teacher at William Patten Primary School in Hackney, London. In her…

Bell Foundation Associate

Andrea joined The Bell Foundation as an Associate in September 2015. Prior to this she taught in secondary schools for 17 years. Most recently she has worked in an advisory…

Bell Foundation Associate

Deborah joined the Bell Foundation as an Associate in April 2016 and has been working on teaching resources for the EAL Nexus website. She also works as Senior Teacher for…

Bell Foundation Associate

Ruth Wilson joined the Bell Foundation as an Associate in April 2016, working on the Language for Results programme and editing resources for the EAL Nexus website. She has eighteen…