“Growing up in Uganda as a young girl and woman, poverty was a reality. I grew up alongside families which had to live on less than 50p a day. I believe that Action on Poverty can give these men and women a sense of hope and dignity through having a livelihood.”

Margaret Sentamu

About Margaret

Margaret is a self-supporting priest in the Church of England.  Her background was in recruitment in the private, public and voluntary sectors where she was an independent consultant focusing on leadership training and development.  She was until recently an Adjudicator regulating the Solicitors (SRA), who breached the Code of Conduct and CIPFA member accountants, who breach the Code of Conduct. She brings a wide range of experience of serving on a number of boards of UK charities which focus on health, education and poverty in the Global South.  Having grown up in Uganda, Margaret has a greater understanding and connection to the impact of our work.