MEET THE EXECUTIVES
Hamid is the CEO of Tolerance International. He has over 25 years experience in the charitable sector, he has started up and lead 12 different organisations providing Aid and Relief, Education, and environmental services worldwide. Hamid has a strong passion for people and the planet. He has written extensively on social development and cultural and religious diversity, some of which have turned in to documentaries. Hamid was also the originator of a number of fundraising models now widely used in the charitable sector.
Naftali Mandela Onchere
Naftali is Director of Operations TI-UK. He has a long history in negotiations and implementation of a number of environmental treaties at local, national and international level. He has published widely on issues related to the environment. Naftali has worked in several ministries including agriculture and foreign affairs. He has served as Director of Fundraising for ACORD, Motivation Charitable Trust, Africa Fundraising Coordinator -ActionAid, Land Use Team Leader -Oxfam, and the Netherlands Development Organisation.
Lord Shaukat Nawaz Khan
Dr. Khan is the Chair of Tolerance Asia, He has served on the European Youth Commission, National Council for Voluntary Organisations and British Youth Council. He is the CEO of Asia Link Network and has been involved in community and Youth service for over 30 years. In 1991 he was elected the first Asian Sheriff of Nottingham. A visiting Professor at Karachi University, he is Chairman of Child Reach International; Vice President of International Health Foundation and Executive Vice President of UK-Association of Human Rights.
Renzo Franchuscutti Dannecker
Renzo is the President of Tolerance Peru, an engineer by training and an archaeologist by passion, he is one of the founding members and vicepresident of IISSAA (an International Institute for research and development of the Ando-Amazon region). In the last twenty years Renzo has been active in the promotion and implementation of development programmes for local communities in the Andes; equally at ease with ministers and peasants, he is a vigorous advocate of direct action for development.
Martin is the Executive Director for Tolerance Americas,based in Peru, he studied Business Administration and has post graduate degrees in Management and Marketing. He has work experience in several sectors in Peru and the Americas and before joining Tolerance International has been doing consulting in the leisure industry. He is a passionate golfer and loves helping people.
Christine Kasiva Ombongi
Christine is Director of Tolerance Africa. She is lawyer by profession, a Human Rights Activists and advocates for Children's rights, Women's rights and protection of our environment. Christine has a Diploma in Business Management and a B.com Degree from B.A.M.U India, Banking and Finance. has worked for Family Mediation and Conciliation (FAMEC) and private law firms. She admires Mahatma Gandhi's principles of life.
Simone is Director of Tolerance Europe, has a MA in International and Diplomatic Science and has worked in several sectors in the field of marketing and promotion in Italy. After having volunteered for some years in support of fair trade and human rights, he is now busy in "welfare to work" policies for the Italian Ministry of Work. His activity today consists mainly in helping disadvantaged people to find a proper place in the labour market.
Víctor Raúl Vela Linarez
Víctor is Agronomist Engineer in Iquitos, Peru, and has 14 years of experience in planning and execution of development projects in the Amazonian forest. He has worked extensively with organizations as well as natives and farming communities in the region. He has also worked as an independent professional in Consultancy; Elaboration of Public Investment Projects; and Trainer in aspects of organization and formalization of enterprises.
Leon Menzies Racionzer
Leon is a retired Scottish businessman now heads TICOFFs business relations,and has over 40 years of experience in the financial sector. Leon has been instrumental in the founding and running of several charities including the largest housing association. Leon has a strong passion for helping those in need and is a graduate in theology from Heythrop College University of London.
Anne is Project Manager for TICOFF. Anne has held numerous senior positions in fundraising and campaign management in a number of major charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care and Victim Support. Anne is passionate about the charitable sector and is nonstop in her campaigns and activities to make this a better world.
Ling heads the carbon footprinting team of TICOFF. She has a BSc in Environmental Science and a MSc in Climatology (Quaternary Science). Ling is passionate about the environment and has been actively involved in recycling campaigns in Singapore. During her travels, she also worked as a volunteer in a reforestation project in Guatemala.