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.

Rosa Friend - Head of Programmes

Rosa oversees South London Cares' Social Clubs and our Love Your Neighbour scheme, as well as managing the team. Rosa previously managed a network of writers, translators, editors and video producers for a digital startup.

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

Email
[email protected]

Charlie Jamieson - Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)

Charlie designs and delivers exciting Social Clubs across Southwark and Lambeth for younger and older south Londoners to enjoy together. Before joining the team, Charlie worked for Parent Gym, a philanthropic social change initiative which runs free parenting workshops for parents of children of primary age who live in areas of deprivation.

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

Email
[email protected]

Morgan Burley - Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)

Along with Charlie, Morgan designs and delivers social Social Clubs across Southwark and Lambeth. Previously he worked as an IT engineer and was a volunteer at a Westminster charity which provided support for vulnerable families in the borough.

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

Email
[email protected]

Elyssa Kill - Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

Elyssa manages our growing volunteer network, and leads on reaching older south Londoners - introducing them to South London Cares and our programmes. Elyssa previously taught English and worked on community based projects in Honduras. On returning to the UK, she worked for NCS The Challenge supporting young people to gain new skills.

Contact Elyssa 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]

Valeria Valotto - Development Coordinator

Valeria supports our individual donors, coordinates fundraising events and cheers on our challenge fundraisers. Valeria previously worked as an International Fundraising Consultant for Fondo Ambiente Italiano and as a Trusts, Foundations and Grants Officer for Italian social enterprise Progetto QUID. 

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

Email
[email protected]

Emily Clarke - Head of Development

Emily develops corporate partnerships, supports our individual donors and coordinates the fundraising strategy for South London Cares and our sister charity, North London Cares. Previously, Emily worked as Development Manager at charity Shakespeare Schools Festival.

Contact Emily if... your business wishes to partner with South London Cares.

Email
[email protected]

Alex Smith - Founder/CEO

Alex is CEO and founder of South London Cares and North 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.

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

Email
[email protected]

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