Meet our Team


Chitra Chandran

Chitra took over as CEO of the Chandran Foundation in 2017, having spent the previous twenty years working as a commercial lawyer in London. With the support of her family, team, and trustees, Chitra is committed to continuing her father's work by empowering young people to overcome barriers to their education, and providing opportunities to level the playing field.
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Dominic Myles Bugeja-Lane

Executive Director
Dominic has 15 years experience in senior management, leading and developing trauma informed services, supporting the most vulnerable groups in our society to access the support they need with dignity; his past roles included supporting young people experiencing homelessness, survivors of modern slavery and domestic abuse, LGBTQI+ community, those facing food insecurity, those affected by substance use, people living with HIV/AID.

Roshami Wickremasinghe

Operations Manager
Roshami joined the Chandran Foundation team in 2017, working directly with schools to ensure the successful delivery of our operations.

Having previously worked with the United Nations in Sri Lanka, and having held senior strategic management positions, Roshami has a passion and skill for ensuring incremental change with enduring, transformative results.

Leah Jones

Project Manager
Leah has returned to the Foundation after gaining a wealth of experience working in schools. She has a renewed focus on children’s welfare.

Alongside working at the charity, Leah will be starting an Arts Psychotherapy MA. She is excited to bring this expertise to the Chandran Foundation to amplify the Foundation’s welfare provision.

Nicole Rice

Nicole joined the Chandran Foundation in 2023 after working in partnership with the charity since 2021. With 14 years’ experience in the charity sector working for mental health and children’s charities, Nicole brings experience and demonstrable income generation skills with a strong track record in Trusts and Foundations fundraising.

Skye Brimblecombe

Having graduated from the University of Bath with a first class honours in Health & Exercise, Skye is eager to act on her desire to make a difference in the world.

Increasing access and opportunity for the young people in our communities is a cause that Skye has always been committed to.

Isabel Tucci

Isabel graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Sports and Sociology. She has a passion for social justice and social policy reform.

Isabel maintains a commitment to working toward sustainable change in the lives of young people through education and resilience.

Kerry Chappell

Executive Assistant Volunteer
Kerry joined CF in 2024, following a successful career in the Construction Sector. Kerry’s experience of running large-scale events and supporting the Operations Team will be instrumental in moving our charity forward. She is dedicated to fighting educational inequality and determined to make a positive difference.

Jordan Moss

Jordan, a University of Bath psychology graduate, blends academic ability with mental health service expertise. Passionate about youth welfare, she is committed to raising their education, resilience and social support. Leveraging her psychology background alongside a comprehensive understanding of business operations, Jordan offers invaluable support to the Chandran Foundation.

Our Supporters

We are so grateful to have the support of a range of prestigious corporate partners, trusts and community funds, each of whom are making a real difference to the lives of the young people we work with.