Our Middlesbrough coordinator, is a founding member of IPC. From a refugee background, he has worked to support black and minority ethnic and refugee communities for fifteen years. He also runs The Other Perspective, a social enterprise employing people from minority backgrounds.
Our Newcastle coordinator, and co-founder is originally from Eritrea, having sought asylum in the UK in 1999. He is an accountant, teacher, translator and holds a PhD in Refugee Entrepreneurship. He is a director of The Other Perspective.
Our strategic development officer, has 15 years of experience in charity management across many fields, including education, childcare and community development. He has recently achieved a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management.
Our Data Administrator, with nearly 20 years experience in the charity sector undertaking various roles including managment and front line project delivery. Formerly our social media and newsletter volunteer, Leigh joined our staff team in January 2020.
Our Digital Inclusion Officer is originally from DR Congo, arrived in the UK as a young asylum seeker early 2000.
For about 15 years living in the northeast of England after a successful Degree in Media and Television Production and a MA in Film production, he has devoted his media and IT skills to support marginalised communities to be able to express themselves and to catch up with the demands of new technology.
Our Finance Officer has worked in the voluntary and community sector for many years.
She has played a key role in the effective and smooth running of locally based charities in both the West end and East end of Newcastle.
She is a graduate of The University of Manchester, is qualified in accounting and has recently gained a qualification in Charity law and Governance.