MEET THE TEAM
MEET THE TEAM
Zaqiya, Founder & CEO
Zaqiya Cajee is the 17 year old behind SwopItUp. Believing that if you want to prevent climate change, you have to do your part too, she has driven the project forward with a supportive team behind her.
Zaqiya's vision is for SwopItUp to run in all schools in the UK, and for it to reach the farthest points of the globe!
Zaqiya happily gives public talks & interviews, and sits on eco panels any chance she gets.
@ZaqiyaCajee - You can follow Zaqiya on Instagram, and see her latest inspirations for environmental action, or connect with her on LinkedIn.
Sarah, Chief Educator
Recently retired from her role of Assistant Headteacher, with stacks of experience working with young people. Determined to make a difference to our planet and the future of even more young people.
Circular Economy & Sustainability Strategist bringing years of business & marketing experience to the team. Helps drive things forward in the background.
Voluntary Board Advisors
A shout out to our brilliant team of voluntary advisors who bring the perspective and support that we need to help max SwopItUp's impact and growth, and to help us stay on track at all times.
Special thanks to Hannah Walton and Laura Warner, who provide educational and support, and their love of geography. To Peter Desmond for his always wise advice on sustainability and the circular economy, and to Jane Eckford for her ongoing support. Big shout out too to Ross Gilmour for financial help, and Clare Reynolds for Legal help!
If you'd like to work with the Board in helping to max SwopItUp, please get in touch now