Fazilette Khan

Fazilette is the daughter of Haida Khan, in whose memory the charity is dedicated.

She qualified as a marine electronic engineer from the Merchant Navy College, formerly HMS Worchester. She became a Radio Officer at a time when women at sea were few and far between. Fazilette worked for many prominent companies, including; Stena Line, P&O Cruises, Cunard, Spliethoff, and Swire Pacific. Later, she was an Environmental Officer for Princess Cruises.

She witnessed the growing problem of marine debris on the oceans first hand and has been tackling it ever since.

Fazilette has received the Merchant Navy Medal for Services to Marine Environment.

The Points of Light Award from the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak.

She is a distinguished columnist and writer for many prominent maritime publications. A Chartered Environmentalist. A member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and an Incorporated Engineer of the Engineering Council.

“My career at sea has allowed me the privilege to visit some of the most exotic and pristine coastal areas in remote parts of the world. It was heart breaking to come back a few years later and see those very same coves and beaches strewn with unsightly plastics bottles and other non-biodegradable rubbish.”

Emir Feisal, JP

Emir is a Chartered Accountant and a specialist in transformational change and

Essential Resource Planning. The majority of his career was spent at the Sunday

Times as Associate Managing Editor.

Emir is at present a Board member of Companies House, The Planning Inspectorate, Disclosure and Barring Services, British Transport Police Authority, Bar Standards Board, the Honours Committee, and is a Governor of Wycombe Abbey School.

He has been a Commissioner for the Judicial Appointments Commission and held non-executive board member positions with the Serious Fraud Office, the DVSA, and St Georges University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, amongst others.

Julie Price

Julie is a qualified Veterinary Nurse with a keen interest in wildlife.

“I believe it is our duty to protect the environment for each and every species for their survival, and for future human generations to enjoy. Simply jettisoning our rubbish where we can no longer see it is not sustainable. We all need to act now.”

Julie has had a varied career, mostly working in pre-press. She takes an active role in producing print material for the charity as well as providing unparalleled support. 

Currently, she is living on a smallholding in West Wales where she can put the ethical production of food into practice.