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Michael

Michael

Director

I have worked for charities for over 20 years, after completing my studies in Theology. Most of my work has been with people who are homeless and I have managed a number of hostels. I joined The Barons Court Project in 2014 and really enjoy my work leading the community here, it's a great privilege. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, meeting up with friends, occasionally cooking and love an evening out with Karaoke.

Frances

Frances

Project Worker

After graduating with a degree in Modern Languages, I was delighted to take up a post teaching English in Chile for a year. I'm now happy to be living in London and to have joined the Barons Court Project. I love leading activities, groups and doing one-to-one support work with service users. In my free time I enjoy travelling, going out with friends and spending time outdoors.

Alex

Alex

Project Worker

I have worked in the mental health and homelessness sector for over 10 years and I bring a wealth of experience to my role. I enjoy advising and mentoring people to pass on my experience. I co-ordinate the volunteers at the project who bring their own passion, skills and talents to the community. My main passion is listening to and playing music and have greatly enjoyed discussing this with the service users who are into music and playing it themselves.

Henry

Henry

Project Worker

I started volunteering for the Barons Court Project over a year ago, throughout this time I have met some truly wonderful people, both staff and Service Users. I have many great experiences of the project and have been fortunate that Service Users have shared these experiences with me.

I am passionate about learning new skills and teaching others. One thing I enjoy doing is running an IT class for service users.

I enjoy supporting people to help them overcome the barriers they may face in life and ensuring that everyone has access to support regardless of their personal circumstances.

Andrew Magowan

Chair

In my day job, I'm General Counsel & Company Secretary of ASOS.com, the global online fashion retailer, and I now have over ten years' experience in senior executive legal and compliance roles with different global businesses. I've been a Hammersmith resident since the first day I came to London from my native Northern Ireland over 20 years ago, and to see first-hand the real difference the talented and committed team here in at The Barons Court Project make to many deserving people from our local community is both humbling and inspiring.

Catherine

Vice Chair

Has over 25 years' experience of working in the voluntary sector, with specialist expertise in good practise and volunteering, as well as fundraising from trusts and foundations. She currently manages the Volunteer Services programme and the Bayonne and Field Road Community Champions Project at Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre. Previous employers include Release, Medical Aid for Palestinians, Anti-Slavery International and Refuge.

Will

Treasurer

has been a trustee of the Baron's Court Project since May 2015 and currently serves as the Treasurer. Born in Hammersmith, Will moved back to the area in 2004, and has since worked with various local voluntary organisations. Whilst at university, Will worked for several years as a volunteer for a student-focused mental health support service, and maintains a strong interest in mental health.

Ram

Trustee

Is currently training as a solicitor at Allen & Overy LLP, a global commercial law firm. He previously worked for several years as an international affairs consultant and business development associate at Oxford Analytica and as a researcher at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Andrew

Trustee

Is a commercial lawyer working for a large engineering company. He has travelled extensively throughout the world and focuses much of his time ensuring corporate compliance with ethical and regulatory standards. Andrew has lived in Hammersmith and Fulham for the past 7 years.

Lucie

Trustee

Joined The Barons Court Project as a trustee in July 2016 because she wanted to give back to the community by supporting a local charity with a worthy cause. She currently works as a Regulatory Advisor at Covington & Burling LLP where she specialises in the regulatory aspects of food, cosmetics and medicines. In her spare time, she enjoys good books, trying out new foods and travelling.

Volunteers

We are a small team of staff who are indebted to our Volunteers who help run our activities and services and contribute to our community.