Jenny has lived in Battersea for over 30 years near the Devas Club. Her career in development began as a VSO teacher in Malawi in the sixties. She subsequently went on to teach at the University of Malawi. For over twenty years she was on the staff of Christian Aid as Head of the Africa and Middle East Department, as Deputy Director and as International Director. Since 2000 she has worked as an independent consultant combining periods of interim management with short-term consultancies for a wide range of charities. She has been Chair of BOND, of Practical Action and of the Fair Trade Advocacy Alliance. Jenny is currently a Non-Executive Director of Traidcraft plc and a trustee of Traidcraft Exchange.