holy land

Pro Terra Sancta UK

The goal of Pro Terra Sancta UK is to bring together people from all backgrounds, cultures and religions who wish to support the social, educational and cultural projects throughout the Holy Land.

The projects we promote represent a great opportunity to share cultural heritage of inestimable value. The Association is also committed to providing humanitarian aid to all those in need, operating with the desire to meet everyone regardless of all religious affiliation, social status and ethnic origin.

Who we are – The Network

Our mission is to promote and implement projects for the conservation and enhancement of the cultural and natural heritage, to support local communities and help in humanitarian emergencies in the Middle East.Pro Terra Sancta.

Pro Terra Sancta Association is a non-profit organization registered in the appropriate list of the Italian agency for development cooperation and holder of a EuropeAid ID number of the European Commission. The Association specializes in the implementation of projects for the conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage that increase awareness of common roots in local communities and represent opportunities for sustainable development. The Association also promotes projects in the educational and social fields, and intervenes in support of humanitarian emergencies.

Pro Terra Sancta UK is a recognised charity in England and Wales that raises funds for educational projects and for the conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage in the Holy Land. Registered Charity No. 1178965

About us – Board of Trustees


  • Tommaso Saltini General Director Pro Terra Sancta Network

Tommaso Saltini holds a Ph.D. in Management and Finance and conducts research on impact finance, focusing on emerging markets in the MENA region. He is an adjunct professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, where he teaches Corporate Finance within the “UCSC International Curriculum” for international students. For over a decade, Tommaso has collaborated with the E4Impact Foundation, serving as the head of finance training.

  • Christina RogersChair Pro Terra Sancta UK Trustees

Christina Rogers was a founding Trustee of the UK Charity. With a background in Private banking and Client Advice, including as a Charity Investment advisor at Coutts, Christina’s focus is on bringing strong governance controls to our structure and work. She is a Chartered fellow of the CISI and also a member of the CII. Having travelled extensively in the Middle East and as a practicing member of the Church of England, Christina’s focus is on bringing communities together to share dialogue and understanding.

  • Sir Stephen BubbTrustee Pro Terra Sancta UK

Sir Stephen Byers is an active member of our Advisory board and assists with growth planning for the charity. As a regular visitor to the region, Stephen brings personal knowledge and insight to the charity. He is also able to draw on his high profile political career as well as his skills as a qualified Lawyer. He was elected as an MP in 1992 for Labour in the Wallsend constituency and held a range of Government positions throughout his political career, such as; Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of State for Trade and Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government & the Regions. He remains a member of His Majesty the King’s Privy Council. In addition to his charitable work Stephen acts as an adviser to several companies.

  • Guendalina SassoliTrustee Pro Terra Sancta UK

Guendalina Sassoli is an experienced Strategic Relations Manager with a strong background in non-profit organization management. Specializes in startup consulting, with expertise in nonprofit organizations, corporate social responsibility, communication, strategic planning, and major donor cultivation. Holds a B.A. in International Affairs from John Cabot University.


  • Baroness (Helen) Liddel
  • Antoine Mattar
  • Fr. Luke Gregory
  • Carla Benelli
  • Gabriella Solaro

Latest News


Supporting the work of Pro Terra Sancta in the Holy Land: rebuilding with living stones


A 2,000-year-old biblical treasure