John Blashford SnellColonel John Blashford-Snell – Hon President

A former Royal Engineer, John is a legendary explorer, having led over 100 expeditions to remote corners of the globe. He also set up and led Operations Drake and Raleigh and is President of the Scientific Exploration Society. John leads a number of our projects in the field.


Fiona JefferyFiona Jeffery OBE – Founder & Chairman

When Fiona was the the Chairman of World Travel Market (WTM), she set up Just a Drop as a way to encourage travel and tourism companies to give something back to the world in which the industry operated. She also established World Responsible Tourism Day at WTM.

John Turner – Treasurer

After training as a Chartered Accountant John held various roles in financial management before moving  into Investment Banking where he spent over 20 years with Société Générale. He is now an independent consultant and non-executive Director. John joined Just a Drop in December 2016.

Clare BuckleClare Buckle – Secretary

Clare has gained a breadth of experience in a variety of financial and strategic roles and is currently the Finance Director at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. She was appointed a Trustee of Just a Drop in December 2014.

Nick ForsterNick Forster

A Chartered Accountant by training, Nick spent 30 years with Reed Exhibitions, and since 1995 was the Worldwide Commercial Director until his retirement last year. He has known Just a Drop since its inception and now he has retired wishes to play a greater role in its development.

JaneJane Larcombe

Jane has over 20 years experience in national and international public relations. She set up Jane Larcombe Communications in 1998 and her PR expertise is vital to raising awareness of Just a Drop and the desperate need for safer water in many parts of the world.

Mike RColonel Mike Reynolds

Mike has worked on all seven continents and is now a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Institution of Plant Engineers. He developed an interest in water whilst serving with the Brigade of Ghurkhas, during a trip to Nepal. He gets enormous satisfaction from his voluntary work and helping to change the lives of disadvantaged people. He joined Just a Drop in 2005.

Peter WatsonPeter Watson

Peter is the Managing Partner of Simpson Millar LLP, overseeing all aspects of the legal firm’s day to day management. He has recently written a chapter entitled ‘The Structuring of Law Firms after the Legal Services Act 2007’ for the 2nd edition of the Practice Management Handbook published by the Law Society.