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Our Senior Team

Sasha Newell - Head of Finance and Operations

Sasha is a Chartered Accountant (ACA trained with KPMG), who has over 15 years financial and accounting experience both in the private and charity sectors. Sasha joined the team at British Dyslexia Association in June 2023, having worked previously at a local charity supporting children and adults with learning difficulties and autism.

“As a parent of three boys, 2 of whom have ADHD and 1 who is also diagnosed with Dyslexia, I am aware of the difficulties faced both at school and in the workplace, by children and adults with learning needs. I am proud to be part of a team who are passionate about removing these barriers enabling dyslexic children and adults to achieve their full potential in a dyslexia friendly society.”

In her spare time, Sasha enjoys reading and running and has previously run the London Marathon and Surrey half marathon for charity.