Louise Madel
Director of Fundraising & Communications
Maternity Cover

Louise joined Sabre Education in October 2022 to provide one year’s maternity cover for Hannah Young. Louise is a versatile communications professional with over 20 years’ experience across different sectors including health, charitable and education. Her experience and skills lie in strategic development and communications, public affairs campaigning, PR, stakeholder relations, business development and trusts & grants fundraising. Prior to joining Sabre, Louise worked as Head of Corporate Communications at Dorothy House Hospice Care, focussing in particular on organisational impact.

Abigail Gough
Fudraising Manager

Abigail was introduced to Sabre in 2011 by a former Trustee. She started assisting with fundraising and travelled to Ghana for ten weeks working as an intern in the Sabre office in Elmina. During this trip, Abigail won a place with the Vodaphone World of Difference Programme, which funded her first few months with Sabre, eventually leading to a full-time position. Abigail works across Sabre’s fundraising activities, including trusts and foundations, grants, and individual giving.

Katie Coles
Fundraising Manager

Katie spent two years with the teacher training team in Ghana before joining the UK fundraising team as a Fundraising Officer in November 2015. Katie specialises in coordinating events, writing grant applications, and securing funding for Sabre’s projects in Ghana.

Adrian Emanuel
Communications Manager

Adrian has over ten years of experience managing communications for international NGOs. He progressed from Communications Officer to Communications Consultant at international anti-corruption NGO Global Witness, and has also held roles at Africa Educational Trust and the Baobab Centre. Adrian is the founder of a social enterprise recording studio and record label in Guinea Conakry called Jambulance Movement Records, and is a professional documentary film-maker and editor.

Hannah Young
Director of Fundraising & Communications
Maternity Leave

Hannah joined Sabre in April 2021 and is currently on maternity leave.