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Who manages & monitors the charity?

Switched On is a registered UK charity, regulated by the UK Charity Commission.  Its trustees include active members of church leadership teams, a highly experienced UK charity finance director, IT professionals in very senior positions.


The administrators in Myanmar(Burma) include people experienced in church and community leadership roles, including James, shown here.  Switched On has visited them recently, and has agreed oversight of the training centre from church leadership to help ensure accountability.

Switched On’s objects include relief of poverty, education & advancement of the Christian faith.



Who runs Switched On?

Richard Newbould

Currently developing Switched On project work. Over 13 years R&D &Project Management Experience in British Telecom, 3 years running Switched On in India and Indian software outsourcing company and five years in IT Projects as a Business Analyst in the insurance industry in the UK.

Merja Newbould

Over 3 years in educational work in developing nations, and four teaching English in the UK. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (CELTA) certified.


The Trustees

Edward Ramsden

Switched On Trustee. Manager of software team,with over 20 years’experience in software industry. Church leader.

Justin Smith

Seasoned product manager and R&D executive. (BA Hons.)

Richard Newbould

See above.


Contact details

Registered Office: Switched On (International), 114 Hervey Street, Ipswich. IP4 2EU.
UK Registered Charity No:1116769,    UK Registered Company No: 5907599

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