Our Team

Founder and Chair of Trustees

Rachel Watkin

“Rachel is our founder and chair of trustees. Prior to setting up Refugee Kindness, Rachel was a self-employed barrister. She set up Refugee Kindness out of frustration over the inequalities in society and a desire to extend kindness to others.”

Photo of Rachel Watkin


Laura Rowlands

Laura is a primary school teacher and Girlguiding leader as well as a Kindness Buddy. She offers support with any with school-related matters and act as the liaison with schools and youth organisations who are interested in our work and how they can support us.

Saboor Khan

Iman Sofy

Eman is a Syrian refugee. In 2016, due to concerns for the safety of her family, she fled from the war-torn country country of her birth. Eventually, she was resettled with her sisters in in Wales in 2017. Eman now works as a teaching assistant supporting arabic speaking pupils in primary schools in Wales.

Lisa Kovacs

Lisa is a Deputy Headteacher at a special school in North Wales. She has a keen interest in access, inclusion, equality and communication for all members of our community. She can offer support in relation to Additional Learning Needs, assessment and Safeguarding.


Jordan Hughes
Charity Manager

Zoe Temple
Conwy+ Area Manager

Kristin Meredith Galley
Volunteer Bid Manager

Tracy Rahman
Volunteer Mentor