ADELA KERR, CHAIR
Adela is a professional will-writer with a background in drama and theatre. She has worked in the educational field for many years, gaining valuable experience in grant writing and developing arts programmes with community groups. She is skilled in public speaking and presentations, and is helping Susila Dharma with its public relations and communications. Adela is very interested in sharing the story of the projects with the wider community. She's been a Subud member for 30 years, is married and enjoys travelling and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Elliot has worked in the events industry for over 25 years as a project manager and consultant, leading high-profile international events, corporate experiences and brand activations. He is also a property professional with a passion for creating high-end homes and communities. Elliot has been involved in Subud since he was a child, and Susila Dharma has always interested him, leading him to become a trustee in 2022. Elliot loves sports and has a passion for travel and languages. He lives with his wife in Lewes.
Vincent is a practising landscape architect with over 25 years in the field, working in the UK, USA and Colombia. He has design and project management skills that have enabled him to carry out and deliver design projects from inception to implementation, including many community and public realm improvements. He's travelled widely and is happily married with four children. Since 2019 he's been an active member of the Susila Dharma International Board, working to create a stronger network around the world. He is keen to encourage people in their courageous efforts in the humanitarian field to make a difference in their communities.
Matthew is an expert in digital media strategy and content whose sector interests include strong focus and experience in learning and international development. A music graduate, Matthew started his career in Radio 3 before moving over into Internet work in the early days of the worldwide web’s mainstream adoption. Since leaving the BBC in 2009 he has run his own consultancy working for a range of world-class clients in broadcast, arts, higher education and international development. He has always believed that the most meaningful change to humanity starts from the spiritual development of individuals, and sees Susila Dharma as excellent evidence of this in practice. He lives in south-east London with his wife and two sons.