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Our Team

Meet the dedicated OnSide team that works tirelessly to make Youth Zones a reality.

Kathryn Morley

Chief Executive

Kathryn has been OnSide’s Chief Executive since 2013, growing the network of Youth Zones to help achieve our national ambitions, helping many thousands of young…

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Rob Carter

Facilities Development and Deputy Chief Executive

In 2008 Rob joined OnSide North West and, as Deputy Chief Executive, has responsibility for facilities development in addition to supporting Kathryn’s work. Rob leads…

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Jeremy Glover MBE

Senior Advisor

During Jerry’s 32 years as Chief Executive at Bolton Lads & Girls Club, the club established its reputation as a world-class facility and model of…

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Fiona Norcross

Head of Finance and Systems

Fiona joined OnSide in July 2013 as Head of Finance and Systems. A qualified accountant, her career spans the public, private and third sectors. Fiona…

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Helen Taylor

OnSide Network Director

Helen joined OnSide in 2015 as Network Director to ensure the OnSide family of Youth Zones are supported to reach their full potential and the highest…

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Jamie Masraff

Project Director - South

Jamie joined OnSide in March 2017 having worked previously with local councils in London delivering major projects and programmes including building new schools, libraries and…

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Jamie Carson

Project Director - North

Jamie joined OnSide as Project Director (North) in October 2017 to help deliver the organisations ambition to deliver 100 Youth Zones. Jamie will coordinate projects…

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Adam Poyner MRICS MAPM MCABE

Senior Development Surveyor

Adam is a Chartered Surveyor and Project Manager with nearly 20  years’ experience working in the property and construction industry in both private practice consultancy…

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Andrew Malloy MRICS

Building Surveyor/Project manager

  Andrew is a Chartered Building Surveyor with experience working in the property and construction industry. Andrew’s background is in providing project management, design and…

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Andy Taylor

Network Facilities Manager

Andrew joined OnSide in 2018 and has over 20 years experience across all areas of facilities/building/project management, 15 of those in the public sector. Andrew’s…

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Francine Healey

Head of Private Sector Development

Francine joined Onside in September 2014, having excelled in her previous role as Director of Development at Bury Grammar School. Francine is proven in building…

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Louise Alford

Fundraising Executive Assistant

Louise joined the OnSide team in February 2017 and will assist the Head of Private Sector Development to continue the essential programme of fundraising for…

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Michelle Bradshaw

Events Manager

Michelle joined the OnSide Team as Events Manager in February 2017. Her role will see her working closely with the Head of Private Sector Development…

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Lisa Hannah-Stewart

Major Donor Development Manager

Lisa joined Onside in May 2018 as a Major Donor Development Manager, having spent the previous ten years managing an annual fund for the University…

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Debbie Wright

Head of HR

Debbie has worked in HR for 9 years for a range of different organisations including private, public and third sectors. The majority of her experience was working…

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Chiara Mallia

HR Officer

Chiara joined OnSide in 2012 having previously worked in both the voluntary and public sectors in HR and operations management. Chiara is responsible for the…

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Vanessa Hutchinson

HR & Recruitment Co-Ordinator

Vanessa joined OnSide in June 2018 as a HR & Recruitment Coordinator, having previously worked within the Education sector and other Public Services. She lead…

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Zahra Naqvi

Talent Academy Manager

Zahra is OnSide’s Talent Academy Manager, ensuring an exceptional talent pipeline across the network to ultimately inspire the next generation.

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Kirsty Cawthron

Head of Major Donor Development

Kirsty is responsible for delivering the funds that OnSide needs to expand into London. She leads the London fundraising team to build and steward partnerships with…

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Neesha Patel

Major Donor Development

Neesha joined OnSide in July 2018 with over 12 years’ fundraising experience both in the UK and the US. She started her career fundraising for…

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Richard Woods

Major Donor Development

Richard joined Onside in April 2017 having spent 14 years working with charities and young people. Having started out running holiday youth provision he then…

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David Mellis

Major Donor Development

David joined Onside in April 2017 with over 15 years’ experience with charities transforming the lives of young people. After 6 years at The Prince’s…

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Susan Anderson

Major Donor Development

Susan joined OnSide in July 2018 after four years raising funds for global human rights at Amnesty International UK.

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Rachel Lambert

Executive Assistant

Rachel joined OnSide in August 2017 having previously provided Executive Support within the NHS and for the States of Guernsey. Rachel is responsible for the…

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Sarah Shaw

Executive Assistant

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Mark Blundell OBE

Partnership Development & Community Engagement Manager - London

With over 30 years experience, Mark has worked in various roles including 10 years as a Detached Youth Work in Kings Cross and 12 years…

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David Barton

Openings Manager

David started at OnSide representing the views of young people throughout the development of a Youth Zone as a Youth Engagement Manager. He has now…

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Andy Thomas

Senior Finance Manager

Andy joined OnSide in May 2017 having spent the previous 10 years as Finance Director of award winning debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty, where…

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Paula Wood

Finance Manager

Paula joined the Onside team in October 2018 as Finance Manager, having previously worked in a variety of private sector companies.  She has experience of…

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Joanne Kelly

Finance Manager (London)

Joanne joined OnSide in June 2018, having previously worked as a pensions accountant for Associated British Foods and prior to that as a Head Office…

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Angela Rayner-Wallbank

Finance Assistant

Angela joined Onside in November 2017 as Finance Assistant.  Angela previously worked for a domestic appliance repair organisation in the Finance department for 22 years,…

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Phil Marsh

Openings Manager

Phil's role is to aid opening of our Future Youth Zone projects. Phil has spent time as Youth Work Manager at Bolton Lads and Girls…

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Wayne Carter

Youth Engagement Worker

Wayne has over 14 years experience working with young people ranging from, residential care, formal educational at The Manchester College and various youth provisions across…

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Rachel Morton

Network Systems Manager

Rachel was part of the original team at The Factory Youth Zone in Manchester, where she spent five years as Administration Manager. Here Rachel developed…

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Duncan Hall

Systems Implementation Manager

Duncan joined OnSide in February 2017. His role as Systems Implementation Manager sees him take a lead on the implementation of all systems, procedures and…

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Jamie Allen

Communications & Marketing Manager

Jamie arrived at OnSide in September 2014 having previously spent time as Communications Manager at Leeds Rhinos Foundation, the charitable arm of rugby league side,…

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Greg Farrimond

Communications Manager - South

Greg joined OnSide in August 2016 after spending six years working in the local media in Wigan. It was during his time at the Wigan…

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Amelia Hanson

Communications Coordinator

Amelia joined OnSide in May 2017 having previously spent three years at Blackburn Youth Zone as Communications Coordinator. With a BA(Hons) degree in Graphic Communication…

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Michelle Ramsbottom

Digital Marketing Manager

Michelle joined OnSide as Digital Marketing Manager in January 2018.  Michelle has worked in Digital Marketing for over 15 years.  Having worked extensively in the…

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Vicky Bozzi

Grant and Trusts Manager

Vicky joined OnSide in October 2017 as Grants and Trusts Manager.  Her role here at OnSide is to secure funding for OnSide and the Youth…

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Sam Crocker

Grants and Trusts Officer

Sam joined OnSide in May 2018 as Grants and Trusts Officer. He will be part of the team that aims to secure funding for OnSide…

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