The Team

Our core team work day-to-day to plan and deliver the projects and partnerships that connect people and build communities in south London. We are based in the Impact Hub in Brixton 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.

Harry Jenkins - Head of Programmes

Harry oversees South London Cares' Programmes, as well as managing the team. Previously Harry worked at North London Cares, coordinating their Love Your Neighbour and Phone a Friend programmes.

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

Email
[email protected]

Enoch Adolfo - Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)

Enoch designs and delivers exciting Social Clubs across Southwark and Lambeth for younger and older south Londoners to enjoy together. Previously Enoch worked as a professional musician as a Drummer, and worked on a start up in East London working on a cycling app.

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

Email
[email protected]

Eleanor Younge - Programme Manager (Love Your Neighbour – Southwark)

Eleanor leads on our Love Your Neighbour programme in Southwark, connecting younger and older neighbours one-to-one for weekly visits and longterm friendship. Previously Eleanor worked for an international development charity in Ireland.

Contact Eleanor if… you want to know more about our Love Your Neighbour programme in Southwark. 

Email
[email protected]

Lauren Barr - Love Your Neighbour Programme Coordinator (Lambeth)

Lauren leads on our Love Your Neighbour programme in Lambeth, connecting younger and older neighbours one-to-one for weekly visits and longterm friendship. Previously Lauren worked for an education charity, and behind the bar at her local pub.

Contact Lauren if… you want to know more about our Love Your Neighbour programme in Lambeth.

Email
[email protected]

Matt Scaysbrook - Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

Matt manages our growing volunteer network, and leads on reaching older south Londoners - introducing them to South London Cares and our programmes. Previously Matt worked as a Personal Trainer in various parts of London, and before that was an officer with the Metropolitan Police.

Contact Matt if…you’d like to know more about volunteering with South London Cares, or have ideas about our outreach in south London.

Email
[email protected]

Jodie Goffe - Development Coordinator

Jodie leads on our partnerships at South London Cares, supports our individual donors, coordinates fundraising events and cheers on our challenge fundraisers. Jodie previously worked in the fundraising team at an International Development charity. 

Contact Jodie if...  you're interested in partnering with us and supporting South London Cares. 

Email
[email protected]

Catrin Thomas - Head of Development

Cat supports the development team and leads on Trusts and Foundations for The Cares Family –South London Cares and at our sibling charities North London Cares, Manchester Cares, Liverpool Cares and East London Cares. Previously, Cat was Fundraising Manger at Pause. 

Email
[email protected]

Charlie Jamieson - Director of Programmes

Charlie coordinates our programmatic strategy across The Cares Family –  South London Cares and at our sibling charities North London Cares, Manchester Cares, Liverpool Cares and East London Cares.  Previously, Charlie managed our business partnerships at North and South London Cares and prior to that, created and 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 across The Cares Family – South London Cares and our sibling charities, North London Cares, Manchester Cares, Liverpool Cares and East London 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 The Cares Family – South London Cares, North London Cares, Manchester Cares, Liverpool Cares and East London 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 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. In 2018 he became one of 20 inaugural Obama Fellows in recognition of his work building communities to reduce loneliness and polarisation.

Email
[email protected]

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