Our Trustees

Rev. Christopher Rogers (Chairman)

Christopher was ordained into the Church of England after a career in Metallurgical Sciences. He has always been concerned about HIV/AIDS and has been Chairman of CARA, a London-based HIV charity.

Ian Govendir (Founder and CEO)

Ian founded AIDS Orphan in 2009 in response to the plight of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. He has worked as Head of Individual Giving at the British Red Cross, was CEO at the British Lung Foundation and was Head of Development at the National Deaf Children’s Society.

Chris Woolls

Chris is director of Cara Trust – a London charity that specialises in supporting older people with HIV and was previously at Staffordshire Buddies and Terrence Higgins Trust. He is also a Trustee of Clapham Relief Fund and Wandsworth Oasis and has an MSc in Voluntary Sector Management from City University. He tries to get out into the countryside most weekends and to the far north of Scotland as often as is reasonably possible.

Jonathan White

Jonathan is a Barrister and a managing director. He is also Associate General Counsel at J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Chairman of the New London Orchestra.

Eve Govendir

Eve retired from professional administration after a varied and fulfilling working life. She is an important part of AiDS Orphan’s administration, assisting and advising where possible. She has been engaged with AiDS Orphan since it’s 2009 inception and feels that it’s an incredibly worthy cause.