Our Team

Our Team

Rex Bourne

Chair and a Director of 4-22 Foundation

Rex has worked with young people for all of his adult life. He has been a School Governor for 32 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.

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.

Sam Simon

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.

Gavin Jackson

Director of 4-22 Foundation.

In 2018, he worked closely with the Board to formulate our long-term programme.

A Project Manager at charities since 2010, Gavin has worked for Christian Aid, The Children’s Society, The Brokerage City Link and Saana Consulting. Since 2018 he has specialised in managing projects for social mobility and in providing opportunities for young people.

He has been a trustee of Tottenham-based community charities for the last four years.

In 2019, he will build relationships with corporate partners, trusts, major donors and others, ensuring that 4-22’s vision reaches as many people as possible.

Chilima Sianyeuka

Director of 4-22 Foundation.

Chilima has worked within the education sector for the past 6 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 manages 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, helping to promote equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives within the organisation.