Our Team


Rachel Watkin

Photo of 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.

Kristin Meredith-Galley

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.


Krishnapriya Ramamoorthy
Events Manager


Iolanda Banu Viegas
Public Relations Manager

Emma Scraggs
Operations Manager

Laura Rowlands
Family Coordinator

Laura is primary school teacher, business woman with Usborne and Girlguiding leader She offers support with any with school-related matters and liaises with schools and other organisations who are interested in hearing about our work and how they can support us.

Tracey Rahman
Volunteer Mentor