Lynne Smitham co-founded the UK grant-making trust, The Kiawah Trust, with her husband and daughter in 2004. The Trust helps educate and empower adolescent girls from disadvantaged families and regions of India. Lynne works as an independent executive coach and organizational development consultant. Her clients include international corporates in technology and financial services where she helps develop high performance in top teams and senior executives. She holds an MBA from CASS Business School and is a master NLP practitioner. Lynne is on the Dasra UK Advisory Board and over the years has undertaken numerous volunteer projects with UK charities.