Martin Keat (Bishop Simeon Trust)

Martin Keat has 25 years of experience of community development work in the UK, South America, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Martin has a strong commitment to community led development and participatory democracy. He manages the Bishop Simeon Trust – a UK charity focussed on vulnerable children in South Africa.

Martin is a keen advocate for human rights, particularly for the rights of children and adolescents. As an ardent supporter of African development his passion is to support young people in South Africa to build a better future for themselves, to claim their rights, build prosperity and justice within their nation and in doing so assure that South Africa acts as a beacon of hope and possibility for all of Africa.