Penny joined Oxfam GB in March 2006 as International Programmes Director.
Penny is responsible for leading Oxfam GB's programme team of over 3,000 staff who work with more than 1,000 partners across 60 countries, responding to humanitarian crises, engaging in long-term development and addressing the causes of poverty through campaigning around the world. In addition to her strategic leadership role in Oxfam GB, Penny is part of the senior Oxfam International leadership team, leading cross-confederation change to develop a single management structure across Oxfam's 17 affiliates. This allows her to combine her interest in organisational design and
innovation, with her passion for social justice.
Penny is Chair of the global NGO humanitarian network, and the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) and also sits on various advisory committees, including at Oxford University, the Centre for the Study of African Economies and sustainability advisory bodies, such as IKEA and Unilever.
Penny started her career as a teacher and was International Programmes Director at VSO before joining Oxfam. She has over 25 years experience in the development field and has lived and worked in Sudan, Zimbabwe and Ghana as well as the UK.
Her particular interests include areas such as women's economic leadership, building resilience in vulnerable communities and how societal as well as economic value can be derived from big business.
Sue Turrell, current acting International Director
Sue Turrell currently works at Oxfam GB as the Deputy International Director where she focuses on ensuring programme quality across Oxfam's work, supports improvements in programme impact in fragile contexts, and leads the Oxfam International Resilience Group.
Before joining Oxfam, Sue was the CEO of Womankind Worldwide for 5 years and Christian Aid where she managed programmes in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa for 6 years. Sue has had an extensive career in development work and has lived and worked overseas as a teacher, trainer, project manager and researcher in Kenya, Indonesia, the Gaza Strip and Zambia. She holds a BA, a Masters in Development and Masters in Business Administration.
Bob Humphreys, Finance & Information Systems Director
Bob originally qualified as a civil engineer and worked in the UK and Saudi Arabia before deciding on a career change, to accountancy. In 1983, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers and qualified as a chartered accountant 3 years later. During almost 26 years with PwC he had a number of roles, including spending 5 years setting up the firm's new offices in Eastern Europe in the mid-1990's, and a 3 year secondment to Japan from
1998 to 2001.
Since returning to the UK in 2001, Bob has focused on the not-for-profit sector, and led PwC's Charities Group from 2005 to 2009. During this time he worked with larger charities such as Plan International, Amnesty International, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation, as well as a large number of smaller organisations.
Bob is married to Pam, a New Zealander, and has two teenage daughters. Interests include walking, cycling, motorcycling and rugby.
Andrew Horton, Trading Director
Andrew Horton joined Oxfam GB as Trading Director in November 2011. He is responsible for the organisation's 682 shops, 22,000+ strong volunteer workforce, and other commercial activities such as the Wastesaver textile recycling plant and Oxfam's 'boutiques'. Andrew is also responsible for Oxfam's work on labour standards and supply chains.
An experienced retail industry professional, Andrew spent his early retail career at Clarks before spending 10 years as a Director of an International confectionary retailer. After that he spent seven years as Head of Franchising at French Connection and Nicole Farhi, before becoming Group Retail Director at Ben Sherman. Prior to joining Oxfam GB, he was Managing Director of footwear company, Dune International Ltd. Andrew has operated and developed shop networks in 47 countries, travelled to more than 40 others and would appear to have attempted to feed, clothe and shoe the world.
Andrew has a degree in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia. Originally from Liverpool, he lives in Hampshire with his wife Jane. Andrew enjoys travel, socialising, cycling, horse riding, golf, Liverpool FC and real ale, but not necessarily in that order.
Jack Lundie, Communications Director
Jack joined Oxfam in April 2014 after three and a half years at Save the Children, where he helped develop the content-led, brand marketing approach behind their landmark communications campaigns on Syria, newborn mortality, Christmas Jumpers and TV entertainment collaboration.
Committed to engaging audiences using the power of multi-channel, social engagement, he has wide-ranging experience in marketing, content creation, production and strategy and has worked across a range of media from television and music to events and advertising. Jack loves to apply his passion for storytelling to projects that make a positive difference on an ambitious scale.
Before Save the Children, he worked at the BBC in a variety of roles, including strategic creative development for London 2012, Deputy Editor of Blue Peter and as innovation lead for BBC Sport. Prior to this, he led Comic Relief's interactive team through two Red Nose Days and a Sport Relief, and managed the creative team at Bath-based marketing agency Real Adventure. He loves reggae, has run a sub-4 London Marathon (3:59:23) and his five greatest achievements are aged 18, 16, 7, 5 and 1.