Our Team

Staff
Kira has spent her career developing student leaders, both in frontline youth roles and as senior management. Kira has held many lay positions on committees throughout Canada and the UK, advising on issues involving youth, community relations, and interfaith engagement.
Kira Blumer
Chief Executive
Leslie has dealt with Tzedek’s finances since 2019. Leslie says: “After 30 years in the City I wanted to put something back into the community. Tzedek is the ideal way to do that – it supports great causes and I enjoy working with the team”.
Leslie Redmond
Finance Manager
Inbal joined the team in 2018, bringing experience in operations and administration from various businesses in Tel Aviv and London. After completing her studies in Media and Management in Israel, Inbal relocated to London ten years ago and is the proud mum of two boys.
Inbal Schurr
Head of Operations
Leanne joined Tzedek after completing a Masters in Education, Gender and International Development at UCL. She’s worked in education for several years, and previously spent 6 months in Northern Ghana leading volunteer groups working to promote girls’ education.
Leanne Baker
International Development, Volunteer and Education Manager
Jake joined Tzedek a year ago and comes with a background in informal Jewish education, particularly in after-school programmes and summer camps. Jake studied politics at university and has experience volunteering in rural Malawi, working on an educational enrichment programme, and in Southern India, focusing on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) through advocacy and education.
Jake Kalisch
Alumni and Engagement Coordinator
Deetza joined Tzedek after spending a year in Rwanda working at the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village as a JDC Entwine JSC Fellow, through the Pears Foundation. Deetza first got to know our work through a summer internship and previously studied Philosophy at the University of Leeds.
Deetza Elf
Project Officer
TRUSTEES
Jonathan Middleburgh
Chair
Susannah Finch
Treasurer
Frances Khalastchi
Trustee
Josh Simons
Trustee
Nik Kafka
Trustee
Gila Sacks
Trustee
Julian Saipe
Trustee
Paul Kay
Trustee
Robin Heller
Trustee