Lilian Simonsson Co-CEO, Director of Development, Community and Partnerships
Lilian has worked as an independent filmmaker throughout Europe for the last 15 years for clients including the Tate, Sunday Times, BBC, ITN and Channel 4. Since September 2015 she has been volunteering in the Calais Jungle supporting the Women and Children Centre run by Liz Clegg, the construction of the Refugee Youth Service, fundraising events with Help Refugees and producing campaign films for Safe Passage and Lord Alf Dubs, raising public awareness and lobbying for the plight of unaccompanied refugee children in the UK. She co-founded Lewes Actions for Refugees and the Lewes Area Welcomes Refugees group. Lilian is co-founder of Enthum House, responsible for communication, partnerships and the coordination of its therapeutic programme.
Jo McDonald Co-CEO, Director of Resources
With a social anthropology, arts and teaching background Jo has become passionate about the plight of refugees. She co-founded the Enthum House pilot project in 2016 after being involved in humanitarian and voluntary activities for a number of years. Jo is responsible for human resources for the Foundation, strategic development and fundraising for the programmes.
Holly Hancox Director of Finance
Holly is responsible for the financial management of Enthum Foundation. She brings over 12 years experience in finance, her AAT and ACCA qualifications and lots of passion for the organisation’s mission to the table. She ensures the smooth running of day to day financial operations while also providing strategic business development support. Holly has a background in finance within the 3rd sector, in various art’s organisations and the in creative digital sector.
Rob Adlem Director of Operations
Having trained as a youth worker, managed and developed several residential and support based services across the UK and worked closely with refugees in Calais, the Home Office and the Department for Education. Rob’s role as Director of Operations is to ensure that the services we offer are of the highest standards and meets the needs of the young people we work with, the teams supporting them and the local authorities we work alongside.