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Richard Barron

Chief Executive

Richard has worked in the charity sector for over twenty-five years, where he has had responsibilities for fundraising, marketing and communications, impact evaluation and research. Most recently he worked for Buttle UK, a national grant maker to individuals.  He lives with his family in Hampton, and has been a resident in the local area for nearly fifteen years.

Carole Swinburne

Individual Grants Manager

Having previously worked for the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP), Carole has a wide knowledge and experience of the state benefit and support systems. This underpins her role as Individual Grants Manager where she is in daily contact with individuals, families and support agencies in the area we serve. Carole also oversees many of the functions to facilitate the smooth running of the office. She has lived in Twickenham and the surrounding area since childhood.

Sheila Pryde

Operations Manager

Sheila has a background in training and development, most recently as an IT Lecturer at a local college and previously as IT Training and Support Manager for a number of technology companies in the UK and for the Govt of Western Australia Welfare Department. She works on projects and initiatives to develop the work of the Charity. Past voluntary work includes Sea Scout Leader and church Children’s Group Leader.

Zenaid Richards

Community Grants Manager

Zenaid has wide career experience in the not for profit sector working for grant making charities supporting health and youth development; as well as a background in health insurance and financial services .  Zenaid manages the Community Grants Programme.  She is Foundation School Governor at a Kingston Primary school and is a Friend of Bushy & Home Park.  She also volunteers at West Horsely Place and is member of several local arts/history societies.