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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.

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.

Poppy

Poppy

Project Worker

Having recently moved to London from Jersey I look forward to meeting and working with service users in both one to one sessions and group work. After graduating with a degree in Psychology over the years i have worked within the mental health and more recently homelessness sector. I am very pleased to now be working at BCP who do fantastic work supporting service users. In my free time I enjoy spending time with friends and family, films and visiting new places.

Angus

Angus

Project Worker

I have been involved with Barons Court project for two years and am delighted to be appointed as a project worker in the interim of 2018. I enjoy supporting people at the project and being able to engage with people otherwise neglected by society. I enjoy leading activities, groups and doing one-to-one support work with service users as well speaking with volunteers and people from external institutions about the work we do at the project and why it matters. In my free time I enjoy travelling, going out with friends and spending time outdoors.

Niwin

Ni Win

Financial Controller

Before I joined Barons Court Project in March 2017, I have over 10 years' experience in various business sectors including education, fashion, retail, wholesale and hospitality industries, but never in a non-profit organisation.

It is a fantastic opportunity for me to work at BCP. This is because it provides me not only to gain valuable new work experience but also to make an invaluable contribution to help people in need. Here I meet with a great team of individuals who are working as a team to provide a great support to our service users. I am very grateful to be part of this. I really enjoy the friendly and supportive working environment here.

When I am not working, I spend time with my family, hanging out with friends and I travel whenever I get the chance.

Wendy

Wendy

Fundraising Officer

Gaining an MSc in Charity Fundraising and Marketing at London Southbank University facilitated my desire to concentrate in charity work. After many years working at the BBC in live broadcasting, I wanted to dedicate my time to my charitable concerns.

I have been a community campaign leader, School Governor, and volunteer for Refugee Action, Age Concern, Wildlife Trust, Keep Britain Tidy and The Act for Change Project.

I am delighted to have joined the committed team at Baron's Court Project. There is a special atmosphere here where needs are met with dignity, and acceptance that is warm and welcoming.

I enjoy multicultural arts, theatre, films, dance and music. An enthusiastic photographer, I also write stories for children.

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 nearly 30 years' experience of working in the voluntary sector, with specialist expertise in good practise and volunteering, project management, delivery of Mental Health First Aid training and fundraising from trusts and foundations. She is currently Deputy Director at Healthwatch Hackney. Previous employers include Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre, Refuge, Anti-Slavery International and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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.

Jamie

Trustee

is the Business Development and Fundraising Director for SHP, a large London based homeless charity where he has worked for over 10 years. Prior to joining SHP Jamie was a Probation Officer and he still retains an active interest in the criminal justice system, particularly in relation to the role third sector organisations and community groups can play in breaking the cycle of offending. He became a trustee in 2017 having seen the valuable work the project does with vulnerable people, many with complex needs, in Hammersmith & Fulham.

David

is a resident of Hammersmith and cares about the people that live in our Borough. He has been involved with business in London for many years, more recently building a global financial services firm. He brings with him experience from being involved, as a Trustee, with other local charities and a desire to help grow and develop our Project and to expand our services.

Sarah

following a degree and a masters in Evolutionary Psychology, I moved into a career in communications and have spent the last 12 years working as a Brand Strategist. I am passionate about the power of strategic brand thinking to move organisations forwards to great success and have done this successfully for a wealth of businesses, government organisations and charities. Having lived in Barons Court since 2013 I am thrilled to be able to apply my expertise to this amazing organisation and hope I can help make a real difference to the fortunes of the Barons Court Project

Debbie

My first professional role after graduating from Liverpool University in 1995 was working with vulnerable people who were experiencing a multitude of physical, mental and social care issues. I continued on this career path and now have over 25 years working in this sector. I have a passion and commitment for social justice and strive to improve the lives of vulnerable people, improving outcomes and reducing inequalities in our society.

I have spent many years working in the third sector initially as a practitioner then moving onto senior management roles. I now have a joint role as Assistant Director working for Camden Clinical Commissioning Group and Camden Borough Council commissioning services for people with mental health, learning disabilities and homelessness. I am honoured to have joined the board of Trustees here at Barons Court and hope to support the project in making a real difference to local residents.

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.