Global Hand governance

Global Hand is run as an initiative of Crossroads Foundation Limited, which is a non governmental organisation registered under the laws of Hong Kong.

Crossroads Foundation Limited is supported in running Global Hand by Crossroads Global Village (UK), an independent company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company registration number 06003594; application for registration with the Charity Commission pending), whose registered office is at 215A, Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2EG.

For Global Hand (International):

Board of Reference

Global Hand gratefully acknowledges the expertise offered by the members of the Board of Reference.

Robert Bellhouse

Executive Director
Disaster Resource Network
World Economic Forum

Anthony Charter

Former Managing Director
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd.
Air Cargo Consultant

Craig Duncan

Project Manager

Xavier Heymans

Zea Partners

Merle Hinrich

Chairman & CEO
Global Sources

Dr. Joel MacCollam

Chairman & President
A Child’s Hope Fund

Jeffrey Ryan

Managing Director
UBS Wealth Management- Key Clients Group

Bulat Sarsenbayev

Charge D’ Affairs
Republic of Kazakhstan in Greece

John Scriven

Allen & Overy LLP

Michael Veitenhans

SVP, Corporate Development, GIK, and U.S. Programs
World Vision U.S.

Gary Waltenbaugh

Former Director – Corporate Affairs, Material Aid
Mercy Corps

Operations Executive

This has been established by the Board and comprises two directors, three constituent representatives and two Global Hand senior managers. It deals with general principles of the network operation.

  • Sally Begbie (International President)
  • Matthew Gow (Vice President)
  • Malcolm Begbie
  • Kate Falconer
  • Finlay Mackenzie
  • Mike Veitenhans
  • Gary Waltenbaugh

Stakeholders’ forum

Distribution lists.
Public forum
Member Review. Far-reaching.

For Global Hand (Regional):



  • Bill Hampson
  • Finlay Mackenzie
  • David Short
  • Paul Williams


  • Ben Solanky
  • Matthew Gurney
  • David Crisp
  • David Watson