Our people

Sue Hennessey — Country Director, Borneo


Sue joined Raleigh in 2016 as Country Director for Borneo, having originally started as a Volunteer Manager in Borneo two years earlier.

Before joining Raleigh Sue worked with young people on livelihoods and employability initiatives with Oxfam in the UK, was head of programmes for Big Lottery Fund, and managed community based grant programmes with Voluntary Action Manchester. For the last ten years, she has worked as an independent consultant supporting organisational change and skills development within the voluntary sector, gaining exposure to a wide range of different projects, programmes and approaches. She has developed a personal commitment to supporting and inspiring young people, through taking civic action as a foster parent, school governor and community volunteer.

Christine Gentles – Country Operations Manager, Borneo


Christine joined Raleigh Borneo in 2015, building on her previous eight months with Raleigh Tanzania. She is responsible for all the ‘behind the scenes’ planning and preparation of running an expedition day to day.

Eliz Fung Nuk Yee – Operations Coordinator, Borneo


Eliz supports the longer term operational logistics of expeditions. She ensures that everything runs smoothly; that the team are using the best suppliers and that plans with partners and suppliers are organised.

Kirstey Selva Kumar – Project Coordinator SALY-B, Borneo


Kirstey is dedicated to the day to day implementation of the project and leads on operational logistics, community sensitisation, recruitment and selection of youth participants in each cluster. Kirsty also liaises with and provides support to expert trainers and state department representatives.

Alicia Mikhaila – Finance Officer, Borneo


Alicia is from Sabah and is responsible for issuing and monitoring money throughout the expedition. Alicia joined the Raleigh team last year and been a key member ever since.

Ivy Jessica Liew – National Volunteer Coordinator, Borneo


Ivy is responsible for recruiting and guiding the Malaysian volunteers through their exhibitions. She is also the main contact supporting and communicating with the Sabah society. Ivy is a Sabahan and one of the newest members of the team only starting in November.