Our Directors

Sara Speicher

has over 20 years experience in communication and management for international non-profit and UK-based charity organisations.

Over the last 15 years she has worked for leading international organisations such as:

  • World Council of Churches
  • World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)
  • International Catholic Migration Commission
  • Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance
  • The Lutheran World Federation
  • Caritas International
  • World AIDS Campaign

Sara grew up in the USA, worked for seven years in Geneva, Switzerland, and has been based in the UK since 2004. She is personally committed to opening minds and inspiring action through effective communication.

Email: sara (at) communicationpoint.org

James Woolgrove

became involved in training in the late 1980s, first with a training organisation and then moving into the presentation industry. He has worked with many world leading companies and organisations such as Volvo, Volkswagen and the Environment Agency with product launches, conferences and exhibitions. He has also been involved in technical theatre management. Much of his current interest and work is in energy conservation and the renovation and restoration of historic buildings.

James is enthusiastic about applying creative thinking and approaches, gained from a broad exposure to different organisations and cultures, to exhibition and event design and project management.

See also James Woolgrove Associates


Our Associates

Communication Point works with an international network of professionals, letting us match each project with exactly the right skills.

Here are a few:

Gregg Brekke
is a video producer, photographer and journalist working in the fields of global health and economics, relief and sustainability. His award-winning work has been produced for international agencies such as the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, the World YWCA, Religion News Service and Sojourners Magazine.

Lucy Carman
Lucy is a freelance writer specialising in development and education. She worked for many years as a staff writer for the aid and development agency Christian Aid, as well as writing advocacy and educational resources for the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance. She has also written and edited text books and teachers’ guides for the international market published by Macmillan Education and Nelson Thornes.

This print and web design company based in the Lake District combines creativity and quality with a calmness and capacity to deliver that reassures the most stressed project manager. Their commitment to environmental sustainability is carried through all their work.

Sean Hawkey
has worked on development, advocacy and humanitarian assistance in 40 countries, mainly as a photographer and video producer. He is also an experienced designer, media library manager, website and new media manager and has handled global branding projects.

Albin Hillert

is a brilliant photographer, writer and communicator based in Stockholm, Sweden. He’s fluent in English, Spanish and Swedish, and gets by in French. His photos have been picked up and published across all continents, published by agencies like CNN, Focus, Sight Magazine, Haaretz, Church Times, Christian Today, UNAIDS, WHO, Ecumenical News, the Lutheran World Federation, and the World Council of Churches.

Paul Jeffrey
is a photographer and journalist whose work has wide international recognition, particularly in humanitarian relief and development. He also provides gripping multimedia presentations.

Callie Long
has worked in media and communications for more than 15 years, bringing her experience as a journalist in television, radio and print to the international non-profit sector.

Gilberto Lontro 
is a creative young designer and videographer who is not afraid to suggest new ideas and approaches.

Michelle Okabayashi
has more than ten years of communication experience in non-profit organizations. Based in New York, she can help you identify key messages for your organization, reach your core audiences, develop inspiring and engaging campaigns, write for online or print, plan workshops and retreats, and more.

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