Staff

To contact us please call 01264 350 551 or contact the person you need to speak to directly on the numbers below.

Chief Executive

  • Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive
  • Please contact Sue Sanchez, Executive Assistant, in the first instance on 01264 321 981.

Local support groups and volunteers

  • Tessa Barrett, Head of Service Delivery, 01264 321971
  • Angie Nicholas, Volunteering Programme Manager, 01264 321 977
  • Tom McInulty, Regional Manager South Centre, 01264 321 963
  • Stella Black, Regional Manager South East, 01306 644 908 
  • Judy Pride, Regional Manager South West, 07947 373 244
  • Amanda Read, Regional Manager Centre West, 07432 700 478
  • Karen Toogood, Regional Manager Northern Ireland, 02891 466 305
  • Michelle Dutton, Regional Manager North West, 0161 491 6081
  • Julie Swan, Regional Manager North East England, 07904 315 605 
  • Colin Daniels, Regional Manager Centre East, 01603 937 449
  • Jamie Cuthbertson, Regional Manager Scotland, 0141 942 1083
  • Laura Gray, Regional Manager Scotland North East, 01467 620658
  • John Furze, Regional Manager Scotland North West, 01463 214190
  • Adele Francis, Regional Manager South Wales, 01639 843 236
  • Elgan Owen, Regional Manager North Wales, 01492 556 261
  • Angela Jackson, Groups Administration Manager, 01264 321 986
  • Melinda Boardman, Services and Volunteering Administrator, 01264 321 978
  • Sarah Harrop, Volunteering Programme Manager, 01264 322 411
  • Marion Murphy, Skills for Seeing Administrator, 01264 321 972 (Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Carla Brawn, Services and Volunteering Administrator, 01264 321 975
  • Charlotte Fogerty, Services and Volunteering Administrator, 01264 321 960
  • Sharon Hart, Services and Volunteering Administrator

Communications

  • Graham Newman, Head of Marketing and Communications, 01264 321 976
  • Felicity Crump, Press and Campaigns Officer, 01264 321 987
  • Sue Stevens, Communications Officer, 01264 321 983
  • Jessica Murray, Professional Liaison Officer, 01264 322 412
  • Andrew Gray, Assistant Press and PR Officer, 01264 326 621
  • Helen Jefferies, Editor, 01264 326 625
  • Ross Vickery, Marketing Assistant, 01264 321989
  • Georgina Goodman, Events Manager, 01264 321911

Research

  • Geraldine Hoad, Research Grants Officer, 01264 322 419

Helpline

  • Contact the team on 0300 3030 111
  • Andy Gratton, Helpline Supervisor
  • Marian Smith, Helpline Operative
  • Jayne Robinson, Helpline Operative
  • Ros Napper, Helpline Operative
  • Su Morgan, Helpline Operative

Fundraising

  • Sarah Day, Head of Fundraising, 01264 321 970
  • Felicity Honnor, Fundraising Manager (Individual Giving), 01264 321 985
  • Amy Ryan, Fundraising Manager (Trusts, Foundations & Statutory), 01264 321 984
  • Rachel Hopkins, Senior Trusts Officer, 01264 322 410
  • Rosie Jordan, Trusts Officer, 01264 322 415
  • Susie McCallum, Corporate and Community Fundraising Manager, 07765 002646
  • Kathy King, Community Fundraiser, 01264 321 964
  • Graeme Davis, Fundraising Assistant (Individual Giving and Community), 01264 321 969
  • Julie Edwards, Fundraising Manager (Legacies and Giving in Memory), 01264 321 965
  • Debbie Smith, Fundraising Administrator (Giving in Memory and in Celebration), 01264 326 620
  • Caroline Bowyer, Senior Donor Relations Officer, 01264 321 988
  • Corinne Swayne, Fundraising Assistant, Donor Relations, 01264 321 979

Customer Liaison

  • Sue Hale, Office and Sales Manager, 01264 321 968
  • Sue Jolley, Office and Sales Administrator, 01264 321 967
  • Jayne Richardson, Office and Sales Administrator, 01264 326 623

Finance

  • Karen Noble, Accounts Manager, 01264 321 966
  • Gill Payne, Finance Assistant, 01264 322 414

Operations

  • Marion Wilson, Database Manager, 01264 321 980
  • James Price, Database Administrator, 01264 321 980
  • Val Kane, Membership Manager, 01264 321 974
  • Jean Candy, Data Operator, 01264 321 974
  • Graham Hubber, Database Developer Administrator, 01264 322 418
  • Samantha Noble, Database Assistant