Sean Murphy, the CEO of Many Hands manages the day to day practicalities and challenges. Sean has over 35-years of International Development experience, working in Asia, Africa and Indonesia. Based upon this experience he has developed a targeted approach to the investment of micro-funds into partnerships that ensure long term sustainability rather than reliance on continuous individual fundraising and donations. 

David Beavis is our Strategic Development Director and has a wealth of experience in both the Corporate and Charitable sectors. He is currently the Director of Northern Pinetree Trust Trading Ltd, as well as managing the Business Centre, David was previously Chair of the Princes Trust national Enterprise Quality group. David is currently looking at how to blend Many Hands' three cornerstones of support, the Schools' programme, the Empowerment programme and the Enterprise programme. 

Geoff Moore is Professor of Business Ethics at Durham University Business School. He has had a long-standing engagement with issues of justice in trade and was a founder and later Board member of Shared Interest Society Ltd. He then became a non-executive director of Traidcraft and was, for many years, Chair of the Board of Gateway Crafts, a Fair Trade retail outlet based in St Nicholas Church, Durham.

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