Christopher JollyDirector, Jolly Futures CIC & Managing Director, Jolly Learning
Chris has played a leading role in advocating for the spread of the Jolly Futures Programme around the world, since it was initiated in 2006. He has travelled to almost all Jolly Futures countries with the aim of improving English literacy levels amongst underpriviledged children.
Louise Gittins, PhDDirector & Jolly Futures Programme Manager, Jolly Futures, CIC
Louise has been managing Jolly Futures projects across Africa since 2011. She has a PhD in a rights-based approach to improving literacy in Nigeria from the University of York and is a UK-qualified teacher.
Gilbert JollyDirector & Technology Developer, Jolly Futures CIC
Gilbert has been developing software for Jolly Phonics and Jolly Futures since 2015. He also has extensive experience of engaging directly with users of his tools on the ground in Africa.
Sian Summers IssaProject Manager, Jolly Futures CIC
Sian has been supporting Jolly Futures projects across Africa since 2018. She has a postgraduate in Early Years Development and is also a teacher and Jolly Phonics Trainer.