Freddie O'Farrell

Development and Commissioning Manager

Freddie joined WLZ after completing a MSc in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford, where he specialised in Education policy. He completed his undergraduate degree in History and Politics at the University of Sheffield, and has previously worked at a think-tank with a local government focus, conducting research into outcomes-based budgeting and public sector collaboration.


Helen Carter

Development Officer

Before joining WLZ Helen interned for the Human Rights Advocacy organisation ABColombia as a Communications and Research Intern. She has a BA in History with Spanish from UCL, and during her studies has taken an interest in improving community cohesion in urban spaces. She is passionate about improving education and opportunities for young people and has delivered workshops to young adults in London, Mexico, Honduras, and Chile.


Maia Ramzan

Development and Marketing Officer

After completing her BSc in Economics and Politics at the University of Exeter, Maia worked in the Communications department at the Aga Khan Foundation and was a Research Analyst at Experian. She then joined the WLZ Development Team to work on the organisation’s fundraising, communications and marketing.