3rd Sector Strategic Infrastructure Development

Government Office of the South West

Sept 2004 – April 2006:Senior Executive Officer, (Secondee, Community and Equalities Team).


May 2006 - March 2011: -Oversight of £6.3M portfolio -Established 12 local voluntary sector strategic partnerships across South West

National Team Leader Development Programme

National Performance Management Programme  for Team Leaders

1998 - 1999 - Senior Job Skills Development Trainer

RAC Motoring Services

Freelance Youth Programme Delivery in Schools and Community locations

January 2012 - Present:Programme delivery for various national organisations engaging and inspiring young people to develop their potential

Athlete Team Leader Role

November 2012 - Present: Team leader role

supporting elite international athletes from

the South West  region to transition from

active sports careers into employment options
beyond sport

Regional Programme Lead

Leading implementation of personal development programmes across the South West.

Filton Econet, Filton College

Jan 1999 - April 2001: Team Leader Safety, Health and Environment Skills/Organisational Development Initiative

Easton Community Association

April 2001 – August 2004: Director/Project Development Officer, Bristol. Chief Officer for Bristol inner city community association responsible for 18 staff and 6 volunteers.

Leading several local strategic networks/partnerships.

Writing and negotiating funding proposals and contracts.

Developing and managing a range of community projects and staff teams.

Facilitating organisational review processes.

Networking with private, statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

BBC Radio - Freelance Presenter

April 2003 - March 2006: Presented weekly magazine format radio programme as a window on Bristol’s “Black” community.