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The Trustees of the Chengelo Educational Trust
There are nine Trustees of the Chengelo Educational Trust, each with different roles and links to Chengelo:
Richard Hobden


Richard worked in the UK and Europe for an international bank until 1989, and he now works for a group of companies based in London.  Since 1990 he has also been helping several Trusts and Charities involved in education in the UK and overseas.  Richard and his wife Margaret are committed to their local parish church in Sussex and have both experienced Chengelo and Ndubaluba first hand since 2004. 

Glenn Guilliatt



Glenn is a Chartered Accountant. He trained with Deloittes in Bristol and subsequently completed a two year contract at their office in Kitwe, Zambia. More recently he has been a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants in West Yorkshire, He has worked specifically with charity clients for the last two years.


Bob Baker


Bob has been a member of the Trust since its inception in 1992 and has been secretary since 1995. Bob was the Head Teacher of a large and successful London Comprehensive School for almost 16 years, until 1998, when he retired and moved to the Shetland Islands. He first visited Chengelo to give help and advice in 1989 and has visited many times since then. As Secretary to the Trust, in consultation with the Chairman, he draws up the agendas for the meetings, writes up the minutes and liaises regularly with other agencies, especially Chengelo School itself.

Mike Hackston

Membership and Web site

Mike served for five years at Chengelo School as the head of the science department along with his wife who was the headmaster's secretary.  On his return at the end of 1998 he wanted to continue supporting the school and was glad to be asked to join the trustees.  Mike maintains the website and the contacts database.

Steve Baker

Publicity and Newsletter

While in his final year at Lancaster University Steve became interested in the Study and Serve scheme and this enabled him to do his PGCE at the University of Zambia. He then taught at several schools, remaining in Zambia for 21 years. He was also involved in the work of Scripture Union and was honorary secretary to the Council for ten years. He was able to help with the establishment of Chengelo before he left the country in 1993. Currently Steve's main responsibility in the Trust is the production of the Imbila newsletter. This involves keeping in touch with the school, attending the fellowship days and encouraging people to write articles.


Flora Pedler   Area Respresentatives Co-ordinator

Alison Richardson Alison served at Chengelo as a primary teacher for over a decade while her husband Ian was a science teacher and later head of the school.  She became a greatly respected member of the community.  Alison and Ian have now settled near Doncaster where she continues to teach primary.
Steve taught at Chengelo for seven years as Head of PE.  He developed the department including forging sporting links with a number of schools in the Mkushi and Lusaka area.  He led Chengelo basketball teams to tour England in 2004 and 2006.  Since returning in 2007 he works as premises manager at primary school.
Mark Davies

Mark serves with a church planting and training missions organisation, GLO Europe, as their Training Director, following on from his previous role as the Principal for Tilsley College (GLO) Motherwell. Mark and his wife Shirley also served as missionaries in Zambia for twenty years engaging in Bible teaching, developing mission, resourcing infrastructure and HIV/AIDS intervention work before coming to Tilsley College. Prior to this, Mark, a native of Swansea, had started a career in engineering having qualified with a BSc from Bath University. Mark and Shirley have two daughters and three sons who were all educated at Chengelo School. He continues to have some involvement in Zambia through an annual visit to help with Bible teaching ministries there.  He and his wife also serve on the leadership team at Highgate International Church in N London where they are currently living.