Founder & CEO (UK & Uganda)
Siân is passionate about child protection and social justice, and has more than a decade and a half years’ experience working in this field in both Christian ministries and secular organisations. She graduated from the University of Leeds in 2008 with first class honours in English Language and Literature BA International and had intended on pursuing teacher training. Siân had undertaken a variety of volunteer teaching and tutoring roles with asylum seekers and vulnerable children in the UK, her year abroad in Hong Kong, and during long summers in Uganda. These experiences had sparked a passion to see society's marginalised protected and empowered. Soon after rescuing the children in Uganda she had a word from God to train instead in social work. She went on to complete her two-year master’s degree in social work at the University of York and was awarded a Distinction for her dissertation in to youth homelessness. She has since completed further studies including a postgraduate diploma in NGO Management (completed with Distinction) from Cass Business School, London, in 2018.
Siân has worked as a social worker in the UK since 2010 and has experience in a number of different areas, including frontline child protection, youth offending, youth homelessness, children in care, the risk management of sex offenders, domestic violence, and children at risk of child sexual exploitation.
Siân has also had extensive experience with NGOs and Christian ministries internationally, and has served both short and longer-term with ministries in Hong Kong, Mongolia, UK, Mainland China and Uganda.
Siân’s main areas of expertise and training include street children, domestic violence, child crime, child protection, asylum seekers and HIV. She is dedicated to furthering the rights of children in Africa, particularly taking a stand against corruption and abuse in children’s homes.
She is committed to keeping Biojemmss child-centred and Christ-centred, aspiring to reflect Christ’s call for justice, mercy, love and compassion.
In her spare time, Siân enjoys music, and plays the viola. She loves travelling and learning new languages. She is also passionate about prayer and involved in an international women's prayer network.
“I am privileged to have such an incredible opportunity to serve and to be part of this unique family. I pray I may always have the wisdom to steer it, the grace to bear it, the compassion to drive it, and the strength to always let go and let God.”