The people behind our mission are passionate, inspired and dedicated to supporting disadvantaged communities around the world. They are at the heart of what we do and every single day are working hard with our community partners to ensure the success of our long-term and sustainable development programmes.
Victoria - Global Operations Manager
Victoria is the Global Operations Manager for FutureSense Foundation. Born in Finland, Victoria has a BBA degree and a Master's Degree in International Relations, focusing on security and education. In addition to this she has also undertaken studies in outdoor and adventure education to enhance her professional skills. Victoria is passionate about helping people learn and grow. She hopes to be able to support anyone who comes into contact with FSF learn together, through shared experiences.
Phearom - Community Coordinator
Phearom is currently studying his final year in Business Management at Dewey International University. He joined FutureSense in November 2019 as the Cambodia Hub’s Community Coordinator and is primarily responsible for maintaining government relationship and community engagement, as well as the management of logistics, such as the scheduling of translators and composing reports. Before joining the FutureSense family, Phearom worked in the tourism industry, igniting his passion for working across cultures. He loves working with our students and is keen to learn and work more with the Hub, our programs, partners and volunteers. He also loves boxing!
Mork - Partnerships Coordinator
Mork grew up in Mae Sariang and has a bachelor's degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Mork is interested in different cultures, and is always looking to engage with and learn new things from people from other places. Mork manages the Health Programs within the Thailand Team and supports volunteers to ensure they have a good experience while supporting local communities.
James - Hub Coordinator
James operates as the Hub Coordinator within our Thailand Team. She is from Pa-Pae hill tribe and of Lawa ethnic decent. James also speaks many languages including Lawa, Lanna, Thai and English! She enjoys socialising over a shared meal or some games as a fun and relaxed way to learn more about other cultures. Being from a hill tribe and having completed a degree in Education, James is aware of local challenges and enjoys supporting the work of the Thai hub.
Neha - Community Coordinator
Neha has a background in education and a graduate degree in B.Tech Computer Science from the University of Punjab. She has previously taught various schools in the local community which gives her a unique insight and ability to connect with students. According to Neha she joined the FutureSense Foundation to raise awareness of sustainable development, good education, gender inequality and health and hygiene issues in India. In her spare time she likes to spend her time with children, visiting new places, learning new things and hopes to help make her country a better place.
Om - Country Operations Manager
Om is the Country Operations Manager at FutureSense Foundation, Nepal Hub and has been with FutureSesne for more than a year. Prior to working at FutureSense, Om worked as a Community Development Worker at Sarangkot Foundation (Stichting Sarangkot) in an International Organisation and has a decade long experience as an English Teacher at Nepalese Schools. Om also has a Masters Degree in Community Development from Murdoch University in Australia and a Bachelor Degree in Education from Tribhuvan University in Nepal. Om loves to strengthen the relations between local communities and the volunteers from abroad to implement the long-term sustainable programs to see the changes in disadvantaged communities. In his spare time, you’ll find Om reading literature, listening to music and cooking Nepali cuisine at home.
Neeru - Community Coordinator
Neeru is sociology graduate and employed as a Senior Volunteer Mentor Coordinator at FutureSense Foundation, Nepal Hub and has been with the foundation for almost 2 years. She has a wide experience in global issues working with some other organizations like Restless Development and Raleigh International to impact the disadvantaged communities. She loves working with children and young people and for her, the best part of working with the Foundation is seeing young people leaving their handprints on the world through the program deliveries. In her spare time, she loves travelling around, reading books, playing piano and watching Ted Talks.
Antonio - Country Operations Manager
The Peru Team is lead by Antonio, who grew up in Lima, Peru and Santiago de Chile. Antonio's background before FutureSense was in predominantly business related areas. Antonio is deeply passionate about helping people in developing countries to improve their quality of life while exploring new areas, trying local traditional foods and expanding his thinking. He enjoys interesting conversations wherever they can happen, being this while trekking, drinking a nice cup of coffee or around a pint of good quality beer after an intense day.
Elizabeth - Community Coordinator
The Tanzania programmes are coordinated by Elizabeth Thomson, who is a local from the town of Arusha where our programmes are based. Elizabeth is a University graduate and has worked within the Community sector for over 6 years.