Charlotte Mackenzie – MBP Director
Charlotte is a pupil barrister practising in criminal and family law at Staple Inn Chambers, in London. In 2012, she spent 6 months in Malawi volunteering with the Centre for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) – a Malawian human rights NGO based in Blantyre. Since then, she has been working with the CHREAA team to establish the Malawi Bail Project.
Humphrey Butler – MBP Trustee
Humphrey is an entrepreneur and management consultant. He previously worked at Deloitte (helping blue chip organisations improve performance and manage change) and UBS (focusing on change management and new business). During a career break in 2012, he spent 3 months in Malawi volunteering in a consultant capacity with an NGO. His involvement with the Malawi Bail Project is a direct consequence of the time he spent in Malawi and the people he met there. Humphrey lives in Bath, in the beautiful south west of England, where he can be found running his funny map business (Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick) and dreaming up future adventures.
Catherine Gallagher – MBP Trustee
Catherine is a non-practising barrister currently working in Banking & Capital Markets marketing and event management for a Global Corporate. On the side she is also a yoga teacher both in London and her home town in West Sussex. Her previous roles include working as a legal case-worker for the Victoria Climbie Foundation, specialising in child protection and witchcraft cases. She also spent time working for Inner Temple organising special events for the members, Benchers and the Master Treasurer. Catherine spent time with the team in Blantyre from April-May 2016 to oversee the project, report back on it’s successes and areas for development.
Amanda Walker – MBP Trustee
Amanda Walker is a barrister practising in the UK at Goldsmith Chambers. She became involved in the Malawi Bail Project after working with remandees in Malawi on behalf of the Centre for Capital Punishment Studies, and in conjunction with the Centre for Human Rights Education and Assistance (CHREAA) and the Legal Aid Department.