Trustee & Chairman of the Board
Richard Emslie has been involved in the healthcare market for the past 30 years and is now an NED of a several private companies in the UK in social media, technology and software.
Philippa Vernon-Powell MBE
Field Director and Founder Trustee
Philippa awarded an M.B.E. for her services to disadvantaged children in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
She is the founder of New Lifeline and has been the charity’s Field Director since its inception.
Before moving to Mexico in 2002 Philippa had a significant international presence in the electronic retail arena, with extensive proven success in corporate turnaround, supply chain & logistics management and payment processing within an e-commerce/e-learning environment. She moved to Mexico to volunteer for a year working with street kids, from which New Life Mexico, and subsequently New Lifeline, was founded in 2004.
Founder Trustee and Director
Jono is Founder/MD of Nomadic Thoughts (Worldwide Travel) – a multi- award winning UK based travel company and leading travel industry blogger, speaker, travel photographer and experienced conference moderator. He is a founder member of AITO’s Responsible Tourism Programme (Association of Independent Tour Operators) and is on their Tourism Industry Issues Committee.
Miranda spent many years in the City of London before applying her skills to individual companies requiring business management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
James De Wesselow
James de Wesselow has been in publishing for many years, in books, periodicals and more recently digital products. He lives in Wiltshire with is wife and two children.