Our Team

Gawain Little

Gawain Little

General Secretary of GFTU

Claire Ryan

Personal Assistant to General Secretary

Ian Richards

Operations & HR Manager

I have worked for GFTU ET for around 10 years as the Operations Manager and my role is a diverse one which includes responsibilities in HR, Health and Safety, premises, events, line management and commercial activities.

Georgia Wilkinson

Communications Officer

My role involves managing the GFTU and GFTUET communications, marketing campaigns, websites and social media presences. I also assist with the organising of events we both hold and attend as well as growing and developing our relationships with affiliated unions and partners.

Mark Robinson

Education Administrator

I am responsible for the efficient, timely administration of the core and bespoke training and development programmes offered by GFTU ET. I regularly liaise and communicate with course tutors, students, trade unions and Quorn Grange Hotel as well as coordinate training venues and project events.

Henry Fowler

Head of Education, Campaigns and Organising


Research, Knowledge Exchange & Fundraising Officer

I consolidate and develop partnerships between GFTU and higher education organisations and deliver the GFTU ET fundraising strategy. I am also responsible for seeking and securing partnerships and income from research grants. I also contribute towards other capacity building initiatives and communication functions.

Preeti Doshi

Head of Finance

As Head of Finance my main responsibility is to manage financial health and stability of the company (GFTU and its subsidiaries), providing financial insights and guidance to support decision making, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations and standard. I am also involved in financial risk management, budgeting, financial modelling, investment analysis and optimising financial processes to drive efficiency and profitability of GFTU and its subsidiaries.

Manju Mali

Finance Officer / Bookkeeper

I am proud to be a part of this organization. I work as a Finance Officer and my responsibilities include maintaining and inputting financial records on system, credit control, reconcile bank statements, updating cashflow spreadsheets, monitoring the organisation’s finance health and participate in financial audits.

Lido Ishaq

Senior Finance Officer - External Clients

As a Senior Finance Officer, my main responsibility is to prepare management reports, KPIs and commentaries for external clients. In addition, I’m responsible for interpreting the results and providing a written reports of data analyses. Working collaboratively and in supportive manner within the Finance team, other departments to ensure that the overall aims and objectives are achieved.

Sahana Soans

Senior Finance Officer & Pensions Administrator

Daniella Moss

Finance Officer - Commercial Projects

Dominic Anderson

Education Manager