The Team

Our core team work day-to-day to devise and deliver the projects and partnerships that connect people and build communities in north London. We are based in Camden Town UnLimited's Collective hub right in the heart of our target area. To contact us to get involved, or if you have a query, please see our email addresses below.

John Litchfield - Head of Programmes

A new addition to the Cares Family, John brings his extensive experience of supporting the charity sector in the UK and overseas, both professionally and as a volunteer. Most recently, John worked for the University of West London to develop student volunteering opportunities.

Contact John if... you or your organisation want to work with North London Cares, or with general enquiries.

Email
[email protected]

Andy Naylor - Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)

Andy designs and delivers exciting Social Clubs across Camden and Islington. Andy previously worked with young people at Victim Support and as the participation coordinator for Age UK Islington.

Contact Andy if... you want know more about our Social Clubs, or have an idea about a group activity.

Email
[email protected]

Tilly Jeune - Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator

Tilly manages our growing volunteer network, and leads on meeting new older neighbours - introducing them to North London Cares and our programmes. Tilly recently worked for her local COVID phone line, helping people access the support they needed during the pandemic.

Contact Tilly if... you would like to find out more about our programmes or find out more about the support we can offer older neighbours.

Email
[email protected]

Sinead Wilkinson - Outreach Officer

Sinead supports Tilly with outreach at North London Cares, ensuring older neighbours feel connected to social activities and their community. Sinead Volunteered at Manchester Cares on the Love Your Neighbour Programme hanging out with her wonderful neighbour Audrey. She's also had vast experience working in the property sector.

Contact Sinead if... you would like to learn more about our Winter Wellbeing project.

Email
[email protected]

Rosie Britton - Programme Coordinator (Love Your Neighbour – Islington)

Rosie looks after the Love Your Neighbour programme in Islington, supporting one-to-one friendships between our younger and older neighbours. Rosie previously worked at AgeUK East London, matching older people with volunteer Digital Buddies, for training on Zoom and other tech-related things

Contact Rosie if... you want know more about our Love Your Neighbour Programme in Islington.

Email
[email protected]

Bouchra Aitlkaboud - Programme Coordinator (Love Your Neighbour – Camden)

Bouchra looks after the Love Your Neighbour programme in Camden, supporting the growth of one-to-one friendships between our younger and older neighbours. Bouchra has been a volunteer at the North London Cares for the last few years and previously worked in the travel industry.

Contact Bouchra if... you want know more about our Love Your Neighbour Programme in Camden.

Email
[email protected]

Victoria Buckle - Development Manager

Victoria manages North London Cares' community fundraising programme and corporate partnerships. Victoria previously worked as a Project Manager (Development Team) at Citizens Advice in North and West Kent.

Contact Victoria if... your business wishes to partner with North London Cares.

Email
[email protected]

Imogen Duffin - Development Coordinator

Imogen supports our individual donors, coordinates fundraising events and cheers on our North London Cares' challenge fundraisers. Imogen previously worked as Fundraising Coordinator at Magic Me, an arts charity that brings the generations together to build a stronger, safer community.

Contact Imogen if... you want to hold a fundraising event, donate to, or take on a challenge for, North London Cares.

Email
[email protected]

Charlie Jamieson - Director of Programmes

Charlie coordinates our programmatic strategy at North London Cares and at our sibling charities South London Cares, Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares. Previously, she managed our business partnerships at North and South London Cares and prior to that, led the Social Clubs programme at South London Cares.

Email
[email protected]

Ellenor Baron - Director of Development (Maternity Cover)

Ellenor develops corporate partnerships, supports our individual donors and coordinates the fundraising strategy for North London Cares and our sibling charities, South London Cares Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares. Previously, Ellenor worked as Head of Major Gifts at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

Email
[email protected]

Jane East - Managing Director

Jane supports the CEO in delivering on our strategy, liaising with the Board and managing the Directors. She oversees our operations across The Cares Family. Previously Jane worked for Christian Aid and Amnesty International, and practised as a family and childcare social worker.

Email
[email protected]

Alex Smith - Founder/CEO

Alex is CEO and founder of North London Cares, South London Cares, Manchester Cares and Liverpool Cares. He was formerly an aide to Ed Miliband and editor of one of the biggest political websites in the UK. He is a governor at Holloway School and was a volunteer in Camden during the 2012 Olympics. He has been awarded two UnLtd social enterprise awards for his work founding North London Cares in 2011 and South London Cares in 2014.

Contact Alex if... you have a media enquiry, or would like to partner with North London Cares.

Email
[email protected]

North London Cares is part of The Cares Family, with sibling charities in London, Manchester and Liverpool.

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