Who we are Meet the team Trustee Board Member - Abi Knipe Abi is an experienced programmes manager, specialising in the voluntary sector. She currently works with Global Dialogue, an intermediary grant-maker supporting funders, activists and influencers to work together on complex human rights issues around the world. Previously, Abi spent 18 months as an internal consultant developing cross-sector education and development partnerships for the British Council. Other roles have included work with the Paul Hamlyn Foundation's education initiatives and as Operations Manager for community arts charity Escape Artists. Abi recently moved to Banbury from South London, where she was Governor of a local Primary School for six years. She is currently working toward an MSc in Education, Power and Social Change and is a trustee of the Phoenix Education Trust, a small national charity which aims to introduce more participatory governance into schools. She joined as a trustee for Citizens Advice NOSN in December 2018.