Meet the team at akt

STAFF


Senior Team

Tim Sigsworth MBE, Chief Executive
Based in London

Matthew Halliday, Director of Operations & Business Development 
Based in Manchester

Joanne McKenna, Director of Finance
Based in Newcastle

Carrie Reiners, Director of Fundraising
Based in London

Matt Horwood, Assistant Director of Communications
Based in London

Lucy Bowyer, Director of Services
Based in London


Services Team

Angela Graham, Services Manager
Based in Manchester

Dawn Gascoigne, Services Manager
Based in Newcastle

Leigh FontaineServices Manager
Based in London

Helen Greaves, Supported Housing & Resettlement Worker (Purple Door)
Based in London

Nathan East, Caseworker
Based in London

Tanya CompasCaseworker
Based in London

Mijanou Blech, Project Manager
Based in Bristol


Communications

Grahame Robertson, Communications Specialist
Based in Manchester

Charlie JordinCommunications Assistant
Based in Manchester

Sean Bookless, Digital Services & Innovation Manager
Based in Manchester


Fundraising

Gary Wilson, Fundraising Officer
Based in London

Pauline Johnson, Trusts & Foundations Officer
Based in Newcastle

Claire Linacre, Individual Giving Manager
Based in London

Rachel Crabtree, Community Fundraising Officer
Based in Manchester


Finance

Jo Edmondson, Finance Officer
Based in Manchester


Operations

Kate DeamonVolunteer Coordinator
Based in Manchester


Youth Engagement Team

Jacob Edward, LGBTQ+ Youth Worker
Based in Manchester

Abdul Hasan, Youth Engagement Coordinator
Based in London

Jason Kwan, Youth Engagement Coordinator
Based in London


TRUSTEES

  • Terry Stacy MBE JP, Chair of Trustees
  • Lesley Brook, Deputy Chair
  • Stephen Crocker, Deputy Chair
  • Paul Bates 
  • Richard Bayly
  • Stephanie Dittmer 
  • Susan Eastoe
  • Tom Flynn
  • Sally Hill 
  • Richard Macmillan, Company Secretary
  • Helen Johnston 
  • Sharon Pearce 
  • Gavin Wills, Treasurer

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