Orin Lewis OBE
Co-Founder & Chief Executive
Orin’s main purpose is to develop the strategy and principles of the ACLT. He also manages the staff alongside Beverley, planning effective use of resources. Moreover, Orin delivers operative programs and service within budget and to quality standards.
When Orin has spare time he loves to listen to music and relax. He loves to travel around the world in his spare time with Beverley as it helps them unwind.
Beverley De-Gale OBE
Co-Founder & Director of Operations
Beverley’s role is to ensure ACLT runs smoothly. She manages the staff/volunteers ensuring effective use of limited resources and organises registration drives. Beverley also supports patients and their families who are confronted with a diagnosis of any blood cancers/disorders and those in urgent need of an organ transplant.
In her spare time Beverley likes to eat out and socialise with friends and family. She enjoys relaxing with her daughter Dominique, listening to music, reading books or watching interesting TV. Beverley, also loves to travel around the world with Orin, enjoying quality time and finding out about other cultures.
Naomi is the main point of contact for the charity, answering the main office number, managing the emails and postal correspondence. She maintains our supporter/volunteer database, which includes ensuring all new donor details are input and updating records to ensure our data is current. She also manages the office administration including filing, petty cash, ordering and developing handbooks, policies and managing other ad hoc duties.
In Naomi’s spare time she likes to research her genealogy, tracing her Caribbean lineage and finding family across the world. She also participates in various activities with her local church and likes to keep fit by attending boxing classes.
Greg joined ACLT in June 2012 as Community Fundraising Officer. Greg’s role is to focus on growing the charity’s income and create opportunities for fundraising by establishing relationships with new supporters and maintaining relationships with existing supporters. He also works with supporters, schools, promoters and community groups who organise their own fundraising activities.
In his spare time, Greg dabbles with numerous activities e.g. DIY, keep fit, golf, cricket, sewing, reading, films, travel, listening to music and gardening.
Ronke Oke BEM
PR & Marketing Manager
Ronke supervises and implements marketing activities (online and offline) and contributes to the overall strategic direction. Moreover, she also manages and implements integrated media plans, patient appeals, patient and donor case studies and the overall profile of ACLT, to ensure media opportunities are fully maximised for the charity.
Ronke spends most of her time with her two kids; Emi and Mali and her husband. However, alongside them she manages her natural skincare business www.emiandben.com which produces handmade body butters using Africa’s organic product, Shea butter. She’s also passionate about championing enterprise, especially within the young people and BME (Black Minority Ethnic) community, particularly with black women, helping to inspire and empowering them to follow their dreams, to encourage them to make it happen and achieve their goals. Through her business, she raises awareness and support for the challenges facing small business owners.