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Dr Kate Brown

Director

Kate is responsible for working with LEAH's trustees to set our vision and strategy and for ensuring funding, people and processes are in place to reach our goals. Kate’s background is in teaching and she recently completed a PhD in learning theory.

"What I like best about LEAH is the way everyone who is part of the charity is always learning: clients, volunteers, staff and trustees."

 

 

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Louise Gibson

Head of Programmes

Louise is responsible for overseeing the projects LEAH delivers, coordinating the volunteer tutor training course and supporting some of our 1 to 1 home tutoring placements.

 "What I like best about LEAH is introducing our volunteers to their clients and seeing the excitement and anticipation on everyone’s faces." 

 

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Kay Bascombe

Co-ordinator

Kay is responsible for 1 to 1 home tutoring placements, volunteer support and coordinating our community classes.

"What I like best about LEAH is being part of a local charity that makes such a positive difference and a measurable impact on people’s lives, both clients and volunteers." 

 

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Sarah Huckstep

Co-ordinator

Sarah is responsible for 1:1 home tutoring placements, volunteer support and coordinating our community classes. 

"What I like best about LEAH is the holistic nature of our work and the highly individualised support we are able to give our clients. It’s immensely rewarding to see the progress they make."  

 

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Linda Stone

Co-ordinator

Linda is responsible for volunteer recruitment as well as 1:1 home tutoring placements, volunteer support and coordinating the Ham People's Project.

“What I like best about LEAH is how great relationships develop among clients and volunteers as their confidence and abilities grow – whether they are learning or teaching English.”

 

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Elaine Lovie

Office Administrator

Elaine is responsible for office admin including invoice processing. 

"What I like best about LEAH is the friendships it helps create between volunteer and client, significantly enriching both their lives."

 

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