Claire joined Aston-Mansfield in 2014, having worked in senior management roles for a number of organisations in the voluntary, public and private sectors, both in the UK and internationally. Her previous experience includes being Director of Policy and Development at Together and Director of Capital Volunteering, a pan London programme which tackled issues of mental health, isolation and social inclusion through volunteering. She was the international Director of Organisation Development for ActionAid, covering programmes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. She is Chair of  The Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile,a therapeutic community working with young people who have experienced extreme violence and trauma.

Contact : claire.helman@aston-mansfield.org.uk

Eileen is a qualified accountant and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She has worked in a finance role for over 16 years and as an accountant with a number of housing associations including Genesis and Circle Anglia. During her spare time, she volunteers and supports other small charities and voluntary organisations. She is currently the Company Captain of the 2nd Newham Boys Brigade & Girls Association Company based in Royal Docks, London.

Contact: eileen.da-silva@aston-mansfield.org.uk

Andrea joined Aston-Mansfield in 2017, having worked as a Fundraising Co-ordinator for Waltham Forest Early Help services, supporting universal youth provision for early intervention and prevention work in the community. Her previous experience includes over 20 years working as a Charity Manager for an Adventure playground in Islington, detached youth work and after school provision and more recently working in Newham Early Start where she managed two children centres and developed a volunteer programme.

Contact:  andrea.quaintmere@aston-mansfield.org.uk

Paul joined Team A-M in December 2015. He has been conducting youth work for the past 26 years and has experience in working with both local authority youth services and smaller independent charitable organisations.

Paul has a passion for supporting young people to reach their potential through the use of informal education. Paul believes in a joined up approach to youth engagement, working with local partners and stakeholders in a collaborative way and focusing on community-led engagement. Encouraging young people to voice their thoughts and opinions is at the centre of all he does.

 If you would like to get in touch with Paul, please send him an email:

Contact: paul.morgan@aston-mansfield.org.uk

Yokeu is an experienced participation consultant with 15 years’ experience committed to working with and for a diverse range of young people. She has previously worked with the Cabinet Office, Home Office, Department of Health and local authorities. Yokeu is the founder of Hudle.

Contact: yokeu.kusnama@aston-mansfield.org.uk