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Nick Reding

Founder and Executive Director

Nick founded S.A.F.E. in 2001 after helping to establish an HIV/ AIDS clinic in Mombasa. Since then, he has been responsible for running S.A.F.E. as well as leading the artistic direction of all the teams and directing S.A.F.E.'s multi-award winning film Ndoto Za Elibidi and second feature film, Ni Sisi. Before moving to Kenya, Nick was a full-time actor. His many film and television appearances include Croupier, The Constant Gardener, Soul Boy, Silent Witness, Judge John Deed and The Bill. On stage he played Joseph Porter Pitt in Tony Kushner's Angels in America at the National Theatre as well as leading roles at the Royal Court. Despite working full time for S.A.F.E. he still occasionally acts, most recently in Blood Diamond, The First Grader and Strike Back. Nick lives in Nairobi.