Our Team

DAI UK is led by a Board of Trustees.

Our Trustees

Ian has been a trustee of DAI UK since 2015. He has a professional background in the international development sector, working with organisations including Tearfund in the UK and World Vision in Uganda. His focus is on business development, specialising in building partnerships between the not for profit and the private sectors.

He is married to Suzanne and when not working, he enjoys gardens, with a preference for visiting others over digging his own

John joined the DAI UK board in January 2020, having served as Senior Consultant for adult learning from 2006 until his retirement in 2018. Prior to that he was head of an adult education centre in Surrey, worked overseas with Feba Radio, served as International Director of training for Interdev, a ministry that helped other ministries work in partnership, and was UK Director of the Langham Partnership. He continues to provide occasional consultancy and training in leadership and adult learning.

John is married to Kathryn, has two married daughters and four grandchildren, and lives in Abingdon.

Matt is an ordained Church of England minister, currently working as a tutor and lecturer in Ethics at St Mellitus College. He is married to Esther, vicar of St John’s Church in Egham, and they have two children. He is passionate about the place of the local church in forming our hearts and our minds for faithful living.

He enjoys travelling to visit family in Africa and still loves playing cricket even into his later 40s!

Abraham is originally from Nepal. He is living in Northern Ireland with his wife and they have three grown up children.

He has been working among Nepali Diaspora in Europe and he also visits the Middle East to support Nepalis there.

Our Team

Liz Taylor, National Director of DAI UK

Liz joined DAI UK in 2020 to develop leadership training and support particularly among Diaspora Christians including overseas students. Liz’s background is in community health and development and she has worked in rural Nepal and urban India for a number of years. In 1999 she returned to the UK and worked with under fives and their families, initially as a health visitor and then as a member of the Sure Start team in Southampton. In 2010 she received an OBE for services to families.

Liz enjoys meeting friends for coffee and walks by the sea. 

DAI UK is a registered charity no. 1115741 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 50750186
DAI UK registered address at 25 Gordon Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3RG