Who we are

The Charity is run by a board of eleven Trustees, a team of twelve members of staff and supported by 70 volunteers.

Trustee Board

Anita Cawley (Chair)

Sally Atkinson

Catherine Harper

Paul Johnson

Sunil Lakhani

Stephen Lutener

Neil Matthewman

Stephen Riley

Esther Sadler-Williams

Robbie Turner

Sarah Willis

For information on the trustees register of interests please visit the Charity Commission website. 


Diane Leicester-Hallam, Chief Executive

Paulette Storey, Services Manager

Julie Philbin, Services Manager (Wellbeing)

Kate Westbrook, Marketing Manager

Sally Hanson, Finance Manager

Rowena Simm, Grants Officer

Tom Stephenson, Grants and Database Administrator

Emma Ronan-Peate, Fundraiser

Wendy Mansfield, Information Officer

Riven Seamarks, Enquiry Service Officer

David Humphrey, Wellbeing Officer

Jo Gahan, PA to Chief Executive


Partner organisations

The charity also works closely with a variety of partner organisations who provide service users with a range of specialist advice, counselling and information. Click here to view our partner organisations.