The Charity was founded in 1996 with the aim of reducing poverty through the use of technology. We have partnered with a number of other organisations to deliver projects. The Board of Trustees is based in London and is responsible for choosing what projects to proceed with. Tech4All's contribution to projects ranges from financial particpation through grants or loans, to providing expertise and experience
For more information on our projects please see our What we do page
Here are some key dates and events in the history of the charity
- 1996 - Charity founded
- 1998 - Partnership with St Mungo's to provide Voicemail services to the homeless
- 2007 - Our first overseas project, we partnered with the Good Earth Trust in Kenya to work on providing new, sustainable, building materials
- 2011 - techfortrade project launched, focus on technolgy and trade in developing countries
- 2012 - Voicemail project converted to a social enterprise (CIC)
Meet Our Trustees
Giles Barry Keating
Chair of Trustees
Giles was elected as founder Trustee and Chair when Tech4All was established in 1996. He has extensive experience in the financial services industry, including being Chief Economist and global Head of Research at Credit Suisse; he is an Honorary Fellow at St Catherine's College, Oxford, and he has experience in social entrepreneurship on the Boards of Techfortrade and Connectus.
Nerys Jefford QC
As a specialist barrister at Keating Chambers for over 25 years, Nerys Jefford QC has vast experience in construction and engineering disputes both in the UK and in international arbitration. Nerys was appointed as a Recorder in 2007 and was appointed as a High Court Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, effective in 2016.
Belinda has been a trustee since 2007. She has worked within major communication groups for over 30 years. and in the technology sector since 1994. She has written articles on the digital environment, been a key note speaker at conferences, sat on government advisory committees and is a former Executive Committee member of the British Interactive Multimedia Association.
Stefan is the CEO of the EEMUA, prior to this he held a variety of strategic and technical engineering roles, including at Dyson. He has a PhD from Imperial College, London
Robert was elected as a trustee in 2013. He works as a Director in the Investment Office at the private bank Julius Baer, primarily responsible for equity investment strategy. Robert is also a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen teaching finance courses on equity valuation and sustainable investing as part of the Executive MBA program. Robert holds two masters degrees from the University of St. Gallen and has an BA in Economics from Bates College, USA
Tech4All financial statements
You can find our latest sets of audited accounts hereAccess the library