Our team

Anna Coffey

Co-CEO

Anna Coffey

Anna, alongside Grace, is High Trees Co-CEO. Their main responsibility is to provide leadership to deliver the vision, strategy, and services that we deliver at High Trees and to ensure the organisation and staff are able to thrive.

Grace English

Co-CEO

Grace English

Grace, alongside Anna, is High Trees Co-CEO. Their main responsibility is to provide leadership to deliver the vision, strategy, and services that we deliver at High Trees and to ensure the organisation and staff are able to thrive.

Elen Evans

Children, Young People and Families Manager

Elen Evans

Graham Weston

Community Action Manager

Graham Weston

Graham leads on our Community Action work, working with the community to facilitate action and campaigns and taking a community organising approach to support groups and individuals to take action in areas important to them. Graham is also responsible for the delivery of our Community Organising training, and for providing mentoring and practical support to those using the approach.

Morgana Zuccoli

Education and Training Manager

Morgana Zuccoli

Morgana leads our Adult Education and Training service – overseeing the delivery of accredited and non-accredited training to over 500 Lambeth residents each year, both our sites and across a range of community venues in Lambeth including Children Centres and Libraries. Morgana is responsible for ensuring learner voice is central to planning and delivering our programmes and making sure we remain responsive to local needs and interests.

Mohammed Meho

Operations Manager

Mohammed Meho

Mohammed is responsible for the smooth running of all our buildings and facilities, ensuring our venues provide a welcoming environment for all who use them. Mohammed is also responsible for supporting income generation through venue hire to plough back into our charitable activities, and does a lot of the important work behind the scenes that allows our teams to function and to deliver high quality services to the communities with which we work.

Giuseppe Grauso

Education Coordinator

Giuseppe Grauso

Giuseppe is the Education and Training Service Coordinator. Giuseppe is responsible for scheduling and coordinating all of our Adult Education Courses, supporting learner enrollment and most importantly take the lead on data management for this service.

Joyce Castañeda

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Joyce Castañeda

Joyce is our Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – setting up the systems and supporting all our services to ensure that robust monitoring and evaluation underpins all our services and allows us to plan and alter our services accordingly.

Audette Cummings

Quality and Curriculum Coordinator

Audette Cummings

Audette is responsible for the Quality and Curriculum of all our Adult Education courses, ensuring that they meet the needs of the community, supporting tutors to make sure they’re all of an excellent standard and that our accredited courses meet the requirements of the awarding bodies.

Debbie Antwi

BYB Partnerships Officer & Youth Worker

Debbie Antwi

Debbie is the Building Young Brixton Partnerships Officer and Youth Worker. Debbie supports the service delivery across the 9 Building Young Brixton partner organisations and ensures that our services are as joined up as possible,  through cross-referrals, joint events and BYB challenges. Debbie is also responsible for all BYB communication.

Einas Mohamed

Play and Youth Worker

Einas Mohamed

Einas is a Play and Youth Worker at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground and is our Creative Lead. She works with the team to deliver our youth services, our play sessions and delivers one-to-one coaching in schools.

Olivia Jameson

Communications Officer

Olivia Jameson

Olivia is High Trees’ Communication Officer, working with all the teams to ensure we’re effectively reaching those who need our services with our online and paper based literature, and keeping our social media and website up to date.

Tonia Vassell

Play and Youth Worker

Tonia Vassell

Tonia is the longest serving youth and play worker at the Adventure Playground as well as our Sports Lead. She works with the team to deliver our youth services, our play sessions and delivers one-to-one coaching in schools.

Pamela Richards

Facilities Officer and Receptionist

Pamela Richards

Pam splits her time between being the first point of contact for all at the Learning Centre, welcoming learners, answering queries on all we do and helping the centre run smoothly, and keeping the facilities going behind the scenes for our venue hire and our charitable services.

Siria White

Receptionist and Premises Assistant

Siria White

Siria is our Monday and Tuesday Receptionist at the Learning Centre, responsible for creating a welcoming environment for all our learners and visitors and answering the very varied enquiries we get each day. Siria also looks after our sites on a Sunday, creating a professional and welcoming space for our hirers.

Liz Hoar

Finance Assistant

Liz Hoar

Liz is our Finance Assistant, making sure our finance system functions smoothly and dealing with the administration of High Trees’ finances.

Yvette Evans

Employment and Careers Advisor

Yvette Evans

Yvette is an Employment and Careers Advisor – offering bespoke one-to-one employment support, including to those with multiple barriers and running group workshops for our beneficiaries. Yvette also offers support at our weekly Jobs Club.

Megan Barrett

Education Administrator

Megan Barrett

Megan is the Administrator in our Adult Education and Training team, helping to set up the courses, organise enrolment and promoting the courses across Lambeth. She helps us keep on top of all the data and administration that sit alongside our courses.

Denzel Dadson

Play and Youth Worker

Denzel Dadson

Denzel is a Play and Youth Worker at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground. He works with the team to deliver our youth services, our play sessions and delivers one-to-one coaching in schools.

Andrew Rose

Employment and Welfare Advice Manager

Andrew Rose

Andrew leads our Employment and Welfare Advice Service, which delivers one-to-one Employment Support to hundreds of Lambeth residents each year to move them into employment. He leads a team of experienced Employment and Welfare Advisors, works closely with Employers to help them fulfil their own requirements and ensures our service is responsive to the needs of our beneficiaries.

Jawad Anjum

Community Organiser

Jawad Anjum

Jawad is a Community Organiser sitting in our Community Action Team. He works with groups and individuals to facilitate action in their communities in areas that matter to them. Jawad also works within High Trees to promote user voice across all our services, working across our teams to ensure the ethos of Community Organising is present in all our work.

Laura Johnson

Receptionist

Laura Johnson

Laura is the Learning Centre morning Receptionist, Wednesday to Friday. She creates a welcoming atmosphere for all our learners and visitors, and answers queries about all our current services.

Alessio Leoni

Employment and Careers Advisor

Alessio Leoni

Alessio is an Employment and Careers Advisor – offering bespoke one-to-one employment support, including to those with multiple barriers and running group workshops for our beneficiaries. Alessio also offers support at our weekly Jobs Club.

Steph Gamauf

Partnerships and Development Manager

Steph Gamauf

Steph is our Partnerships and Development Manager, working across Building Young Brixton and Place For All to help facilitate collaborative working, referral routes, joint training and the joint communications, also working to ensure the monitoring and evaluation of this joint working is carried out effectively.

Craig Greenaway

Welfare Advisor

Craig Greenaway

Craig is our Welfare Advisor - offering one to one support, guidance and information for individuals in the areas of welfare benefits, housing, tax credits, council tax difficulties including making referrals for further advocacy and support if necessary.

Sam Potts

Senior Play and Youth Worker

Sam Potts