Carolyn Hardy

Chief Executive Officer

Carolyn was appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2016. Carolyn is a passionate advocate for the rights of women and children. Prior to joining Hamlin she worked for the United Nations for twelve years most recently with the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women and before that with UN Women, and UNICEF.


Alex Roberts

Chief Financial and Operations Officer

Alex Roberts is our multi-talented Chief Financial and Operations Officer and Company Secretary. He is a qualified chartered accountant with a background in auditing. Alex was a senior manager in the corporate world before joining Team Hamlin. He feels privileged to utilise his skill sets for a good cause.


Emily Tweddell

Communications Coordinator

Since 2015, Emily has led our communications strategy as our Communications Coordinator. Em works closely with Jo on our fundraising campaigns. She manages our digital marketing, including social media channels and website. Em’s Fine Art background has come in handy, as she is also our in-house graphic designer. She is passionate about international development and women’s health. 


Joanne Roumanos

Special Projects Manager

Jo is responsible for the strategic direction of our marketing campaigns. She joined us in late 2016 with more than 15 years of Direct Marketing experience under her belt. Jo brings a wealth of knowledge, having worked for a wide range of organisations including financial institutions and other not for profits. She loves being part of such a fantastic cause – and with three sons at home, she also enjoys the calm of the Hamlin office.


Helen Wilson

Trusts & Foundations Manager

Helen joined the Hamlin team in June 2018 and is responsible for managing our relationships with Trusts and Foundations. Over the last 15 years, Helen has worked in various marketing and fundraising roles for not-for-profits including UNICEF, The Shepherd Centre and Redkite. She is inspired by the important work of the Foundation and is enjoying a return to work after time out looking after her two young children.