Our team

Our work is run by a small and dedicated staff team, and over 100 volunteers. Around 20% of our staff come from a refugee background..

Director Mark Goldring

Mark Goldring
Director

Services Director: Almas Farzi (‘Navid’)

Almas Farzi (‘Navid’)
Services Director

Fundraising, Development and Communications Manager - Dr Gilberto Estrada Harris

Dr Gilberto Estrada Harris
Fundraising, Development and Communications Manager.

Finance and Contracts Manager: Jackie McDowell

Jackie McDowell
Finance and Contracts Manager

Office Manager - Saeed Noaman

Saeed Noaman
Office Manager

Youth Service Manager and Immigration Advice Lead - Helena Cullen

Helena Cullen
Youth Service Manager and Immigration Advice Lead

Huntercombe Prison Project Coordinator - Clara Della Croce

Clara Della Croce
Huntercombe Prison Project Coordinator

Europa Welcome Coordinator: : Sian Rogers

Siân Rogers
Europa Welcome Coordinator

Fundraiser- Rosia Curtis

Rosia Curtis
Fundraiser

Volunteer and Communication Coordinator - Hannah Underwood

Hannah Underwood
Volunteer and Communication Coordinator

Adult and Family Advice Service Coordinator: Simon Dawson

Simon Dawson
Adult and Family Advice Service Coordinator

Education and Employment Service Coordinator: Nicky Barnetson

Nicky Barnetson
Education and Employment Service Coordinator

Family Support and Youth Worker - Caritas Umulisa

Caritas Umulisa
Family Support and Youth Worker

Refugee and Migrant Community Support Coordinator - Nuha Abdo.

Nuha Abdo
Refugee and Migrant Community Support Coordinator

Europa Welcome Team Administrator - Rhiannon Lovell

Rhiannon Lovell
Europa Welcome Team Administrator

Advice and Casework Officer – Jess Beagant

Jess Beagant
Advice and Casework Officer

Advocacy Coordinator – Hari Reed

Hari Reed
Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

“The entire team is trained to handle everyone as an individual and they are non-judgemental. I loved this most about Asylum Welcome. Very caring and kind staff. I always felt at home whenever I was at Asylum Welcome’s offices” client at Asylum Welcome.