Staff and trustees

Our staff and trustees work as a team, along with our amazing volunteers, to make it all possible.


Afsana Aramesh, Head of Adult and Family Services

Beth Brandford, Operations Manager

Bel Cotton, Finance Officer

Bettina Patel, Policy and Participation Manager

Boris Knezevic, Immigration Manager

Celestine Agbo, Men’s Group

Celia Sands, Chief Executive

David Drozdziak, Development Manager

Ellen Barnard, Immigration Advisor

Emmanuel Gashaija, Youth Inclusion and Support Worker

Francess Horton, Youth Participation Co-ordinator

Gloria Geretto, Youth Caseworker

Greta Nonni, Youth Casework Manager

Maya Pritchard, Head of Youth Services

Rebeka Carey, NEST Project Manager

Thea Slotover, Youth Caseworker

Veronica Lopes da Silva, Volunteer Co-ordinator

Yvonne Kasoka, Senior Immigration Advisor


Laura Harrison (Chair)

Alan Wood (Treasurer)

Alex Sutton

Jennifer Brown

Lulsegged Abebe

Maggie Johnston

​Mandeep Soor