Our Team

Our Team

Rex Bourne

Co-Founder and Chair

Rex has worked with young people for all of his adult life. He was a School Governor for 36 years and a leader of Sunday Clubs for over 20 years.

Rex worked as a Senior Account Manager in Advertising Sales for many years before becoming a Non-Executive Director of Enfield Primary Care Trust.

Rex is a Trustee of the Old Enfield Charitable Trust. He has also been a special trustee of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital for 10 years and Chair of Southgate Opera. Rex also chaired Pyramid Health and Social Care Association, a Tottenham-based community charity.

In 2014, he led a successful campaign to build a £5.5m Doctor’s Surgery and Library within a deprived area of Enfield Borough. Rex is passionate about helping young people from disadvantaged areas.

Gavin Jackson

Programme Manager, Co-Founder and a Director of 4-22 Foundation

Specialising in strategy and programme management for the not-for-profit sector, Gavin has worked for Christian Aid, The Children’s Society, The Brokerage City Link and Saana Consulting.

As 4-22 Foundation’s Programme Manager, Gavin is responsible for leading on programme management, business development, project delivery and operations.

In 2021-22, 4-22 Foundation will work in partnership with Department for Work and Pensions, Enfield Council, The Mayor of London, City Bridge Trust, The National Lottery, Heron Hall Academy, and St Paul’s & All Hallows Junior School, to ensure that our vision continues to support as many young people as possible.

Sam Simon

Co-Founder and Director of 4-22 Foundation

Sam is a Chartered Management Accountant, the Founder and Managing Partner of Tally Accountants.

He has previously chaired Westminster Citizens Advice Bureau and was Financial Director of Age UK Southwark and Lewisham. Prior to that, Sam was a Financial Director for several publicly-listed companies in Advertising and Marketing. His clients as an Accountant have included Queen and Fuse ODG.

Sam is passionate about helping people from disadvantaged backgrounds to become socially mobile. His Accountancy and Employability Training Programme has helped over 60 young BAME graduates find work with leading firms in financial services.

Chilima Sianyeuka

Director of 4-22 Foundation

Chilima has worked within the education sector for the past 10 years. She has a background rich in volunteering and working with diverse groups of young people. She is a Mental Health Professional, Neuro-Linguistic Programming Coach and currently leads a Student Mental Health Support team at a top London University.

Chilima is passionate about supporting people to be the best version of themselves while creating an inclusive society where all people have opportunities to succeed. Since 2018, Chilima has been an Inclusion Lead at University College London promoting equity and inclusion in organisations.

Vivian Wood

Director of 4-22 Foundation

Vivian’s background is in Healthcare. She originally qualified as a radiographer and later moved into a range of senior management roles. She was Director of Corporate Affairs for a London PCT before moving into a range of Programme Director roles in various NHS Trusts, where she worked with Boards as they took their organisations through significant change.

Vivian has an MBA from the University of London, is a qualified coach and a Master Practitioner of NLP.

Since leaving full-time employment, Vivian currently has a portfolio of roles with not for profit organisations as well as working as an independent executive coach and mentor.

Emily Curran

Programme Development Officer

Emily has worked for several community organisations around London working with young people, people with learning disabilities and autism, addressing discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community and promoting equal access to the arts.

As 4-22 Foundation’s Programme Development Officer, Emily plays a key role in project delivery and business development. She leads on communications and marketing.