Our Team

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Allan Brown
(Co-Founder & Int'l Director)

Allan and his wife, Joane, founded Compasio in 2006 to facilitate a vision of loving, protecting and empowering some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Allan's vision is to see Compasio doing what it does in a very thought-out and effective way. He also has a particular passion for helping families in crisis stay together and empowering nationals to lead the charge.

Joane Brown
(Co-founder & Communications Dir.)

Joane is a public relations professional fueled by a lifelong passion for engaging issues of injustice and awakening others to their potential for impact. She balances her exciting communications work with an equally thrilling pack of kids whom she and Allan are proud to call family.

Mark Partington, CPA, CMA
(International Finance Officer)

Mark is an accounting consultant who has worked with Compasio since its early beginnings. His extensive experience in international charity accounting practices and down-to-earth wisdom have been critical to the development of our organization.

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Sia Kukaewkasem, MSW
(SE Asia Rep/Social Worker)

Sia became Compasio's first employee in 2007, starting our work with street children and our relationship-centered approach. She has since founded Freedom Restoration Project, a counselling ministry based in Mae Sot, Thailand.