Mike Hagen - Chair of Trustees

Mike first discovered Nepal, its people and its mountains when trekking in the area back in 2008 and has returned many times. Mike is a retired Deputy Chief Fire Officer and currently works part-time as an international fire safety consultant. He brings experience gained from 35 years in the fire sector as both a firefighter and senior manager.


Meet the Team

Chhiring Tamang - Educational Support Worker
Chhiring Tamang - Educational Support Worker

Chhiring Tamang - Educational Support Worker Chhiring began as a CITC sponsored teacher in 2009 and has been an Educational...

Annette Roberts - Trustee
Annette Roberts - Trustee

Annette Roberts - Trustee Annette, a former head teacher, has supported CITCNepal for many years, particularly through the sister school...

Cathie Bremner Owen - Trustee
Cathie Bremner Owen - Trustee

Cathie Bremner Owen - Trustee Cathie has been a dedicated supporter and friend of CITCNepal for many years and regularly...

Tom Fakler - Professional Photographer
Tom Fakler - Professional Photographer

Tom Fakler - Professional Photographer CITCNepal is honoured to have the support of critically acclaimed professional photographer Tom Fakler. His...

Founding Members
Founding Members

Founding Members In May 2005, a group of 8 people trekked together to Everest Base Camp. They were led by...

Ang Sona Sherpa - Project Support Officer
Ang Sona Sherpa - Project Support Officer

Ang Sona SherpaProject Support Officer Appointed in 2019, Sona is our Project Support Officer, responsible for maintaining the NGO accounts...

Mani Kumar Rai - Educational Support Worker
Mani Kumar Rai - Educational Support Worker

Mani Kumar RaiEducational Support Worker Mani was appointed Sponsored CITCNepal Teacher in 2012 at Bakhapalam Lower Secondary School. Appointed Education...

NGO Committee Members
NGO Committee Members

NGO Committee Members Dawa Geljen Sherpa - President (Founder of Adventure Thamserku) Pasang Geljen Sherpa - Vice President Nima Dawa...

Kate Roberts - Communications Officer
Kate Roberts - Communications Officer

Kate Roberts Communications Officer Kate joined CITCNepal Team in March 2017 and works alongside Sarah Hagen to provide news and...

Sonam Sherpa - CITCNepal Engineer
Sonam Sherpa - CITCNepal Engineer

Sonam Sherpa CITCNepal Engineer Sonam, CITCNepal Engineer's, designed and managed the installation of a clean water system in his hometown,...

Samden Sherpa - Education Development Officer
Samden Sherpa - Education Development Officer

Samden Sherpa Education Development Officer Samden supports the professional development of the Teachers sponsored by CITCNepal and manages building projects...

Ang Gombu Sherpa - Treasurer of CITC NGO in Nepal
Ang Gombu Sherpa - Treasurer of CITC NGO in Nepal

Ang Gombu Sherpa Programme Director Treasurer of CITC NGO in Nepal and Co-Founder of Adventure Thamserku, has many years of...

Sarah Hagen - Secretary & Trustee
Sarah Hagen - Secretary & Trustee

Sarah Hagen Secretary and Trustee Sarah joined CITCNepal in 2010 following a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. A retired teacher...

Lawrie McLaren - Trustee
Lawrie McLaren - Trustee

Lawrie McLaren - Trustee Lawrie joined the CITCNepal team of trustees in May 2015. Based in Brussels, Lawrie helps corporations...

Mark Cashin - Trustee
Mark Cashin - Trustee

Mark Cashin - Trustee Chief Fire Office for Cheshire Fire and Rescue, UK, Mark joined the team of Trustees in...

Dave Thomas - Treasurer/Trustee
Dave Thomas - Treasurer/Trustee

Dave Thomas - Treasurer/Trustee Dave joined the team of trustees in 2021 and took over the role of Treasurer in...

Dawa Geljen Sherpa
Dawa Geljen Sherpa

Dawa Geljen Sherpa Founder of CITCNepal View Dawa's story here... Meet the Team Read more

Mike Hagen - Chair of Trustees
Mike Hagen - Chair of Trustees

Mike Hagen - Chair of Trustees Mike first discovered Nepal, its people and its mountains when trekking in the area...