Sue Byrne, Chair Sue is a retired Marketing Planning Consultant who conducted survey research and analysis with leading multinational companies on strategic marketing and communications, having previously worked with advertising agencies J Walter Thompson and Ogilvy and Mather. She has a background in social anthropology, both academic and applied. She has been a volunteer with Tibet Foundation since 1986, establishing the sponsorship programme for exiled Tibetans as well as managing their programme in Mongolia until 2004. She travels often to Asia and has visited Dharamsala several times. She is an International Advisor to the Arts Council of Mongolia.
Daniel Russell Daniel Russell works in financial services and has extensive experience in providing strategic analysis of emerging markets (particularly Asia and Africa). He grew up in the Tibetan community in Dharamsala, India, and maintains strong links with the region.
Matt Gruninger, Treasurer Matt has a background in finance and business. He holds a life long and wholehearted desire to ensure the survival of the extraordinarily rich Tibetan culture, its people and their freedom.
Matt Whitticase Matt is a Media and Communications specialist, working in the charity and NGO sector. He started his NGO career at Free Tibet, where he set up the Press Office and helped establish Tibet Watch. He has subsequently worked at Conciliation Resources, an international peacebuilding organisation; and Farm Africa, an NGO tackling food insecurity in eastern Africa by working with smallholder farmers to boost agricultural productivity and develop sustainable livelihoods. He now works for The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a child protection charity that specialises in the prevention of child sexual abuse. Matt grew up in Hong Kong where he spent the early part of his career as a shipbroker, travelling extensively throughout Asia. He has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University and is also on the Board of the Burma Campaign UK.