Tina Bealing

Tina has been working at DSi as Operations and Finance Manager since January 2017. Tina is the first point of contact for new and existing contacts and manages all operations and finance matters. 

Andrew Boys

Andrew has been the Executive Director of Down Syndrome International since the launch of the DSi secretariat in 2009 in the UK, working with DSi’s Board of Trustees to establish a global membership network in 136 countries. Andrew's brother Alex has Down syndrome.

Robin Gibson

Robin Gibson, who recently helped us deliver self-advocacy training in Bangladesh, joined the team in May 2020, working with self-advocates and advising on inclusive participation.

Helen Powell

Helen has been working at DSi since 2014. As Programme Manager, she is working on various projects including the development of international guidelines in healthcare, education and inclusive participation for people with Down syndrome. Helen's daughter has an intellectual disability.

Nathan Rowe

Nathan Rowe has been working with DSi since January 2017. As Programme Manager he designs and manages projects, delivers training and provides support to DSi's member organisations. Nathan's younger sister has an intellectual disability.

Anna Sands

Anna Sands has been working for DSi as our Communications Officer since February 2018. Anna is responsible for our websites, newsletters and social media. Anna has a son with Down syndrome.

Maya Sproule

Maya is volunteering with DSi as a Membership Engagement Officer. She is currently working towards the completion of her Law degree and will start a masters in Conflict, Security and Development in September. Maya hopes to qualify as a human rights lawyer in the future, in order to ensure that rights are accessible to all.