Vanessa Haworth joined OnSide in February 2022 as part of the Growth Team. Her role is to advise on new Youth Zone projects across the North, leading our relationships with Local Authorities.
Originally from an arts background, Vanessa has always been interested in placemaking and has worked in social housing and arts-led regeneration as well as the charity sector. Prior to joining OnSide, she headed up Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity taking the organisation from start-up phase to become a fully audited/established charity. She has also worked for Tate Liverpool both in the Programming and Fundraising teams as well as five years delivering innovative Community Development work for Bolton at Home.
Vanessa was a member of the Clore Social Leadership 2019/20 cohort, a national programme developing leaders with a social purpose so that they can transform their communities, organisations, and the world around them.