Dr Covadonga Bascaran

Cova is Course Director for the Masters in Public Health in Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is also the director of prevention of blindness projects in developing countries for Vision Mundi, and has first hand experience in health development projects in South America and Africa. Cova is married to fellow trustee Aidan de Brunner. 


Aidan de Brunner

Aidan is a partner in a London based investment company, holds a mechanical engineering degree and is an accredited Chartered Accountant. Aidan has been working with Eugene in Burkina Faso for over 10 years, personally financing some projects, fundraising with individuals and corporate donors, developing partnerships with other NGOs and establishing an experienced management team. He is married to fellow trustee Dr Covadonga Bascaran.


Ana Pardo

Ana has a degree in Economics and Business Administration, holds a Masters in Politics and International Relations as well as a Management Development Program from IESE Business School.

She is a professional with more than 15 years’ experience in the economical-financial field, used to working in multinational environments, with high quality standards and leading multifunctional teams.


Charles Collins

Charlie Collins is a public servant with over 20 years experience in defence and reconstruction. He has a Law Degree from Bristol University and an MA from King’s College London and has worked in a number of developing countries in West Africa and Asia.