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Business Ambassadors

One of the main contributors to our success has been the ability to attract talented and passionate individuals to support us behind the scenes. Not everyone has the skills to work on the streets, but have other skills and experience that are just as valuable.

These wonderful people help us to help you! 

Rhianne Jones

Rhianne Jones

Ambassador

Rhianne is a Business Development Manager for Victoria Warehouse and has been supporting us through her marketing skills and ideas. She is our go-to-person when we are arranging fundraising events.

Carl Marsh

Carl Marsh

Ambassador

Carl is a manager at L'Oreal and was instrumental in us becoming Charity of the Year for their Trafford Park site. We have taken young people on work placement visits to their site and they supply goodie bags for our events.

Alison Tilzey

Alison Tilzey

Ambassador

Alison is the Director of AT Events, specialists in event planning: www.atevents.co.uk. Her skills and experience have helped us make our Charity Ball successful.

Carol Whitehead

Carol Whitehead

Ambassador

Carol is an expert on Marketing & PR. She runs her own business development, publishing and events company: www.thezebrapartnership.co.uk, lectures at MMU, and is the winner of several awards.

Paul Kavanagh

Paul Kavanagh

Ambassadors

Paul is a partner at St James Place Wealth Management and has supported the charity for many years, including arranging for financial support from St James Place foundation.

Laura Shufflebotham

Laura Shufflebotham

Ambassador

Laura started supporting us when she worked at the Coop bank and attended our networking events, she is now at St James Place Wealth Management.

Irene Estry

Irene Estry

Ambassador

Irene is the Health & Wellbeing expert at ITV and Coronation Street. There is no one she isn't friends with and is fantastic at arranging for VIPs to attend our events and annual Charity Ball.

Christina Nichols

Christina Nichols

Ambassador

Christina works for BAM Construction and was the main reason we acquired free offices in Manchester city centre. Her links within the construction industry are excellent and have helped us many times.

Carley Brannaghan

Carley Brannaghan

Ambassadors

Carley is an experienced Sales Manager and works for City Suites Hotel. She has been with us for several years and has helped us secure venue space for free many times.

Dan Shidlow

Dan Shidlow

Ambassador

Dan is the Sales & Events Manager for The Botanist Restaurant chain and really supports us at our fundraising events. His contacts across this field are excellent and he is really getting our name out there.

Lynn Nicholls

Lynn Nicholls

Ambassadors

Lynn is a former Head teacher at a secondary school and has a life time of experience of improving the life outcomes of young people in challenging neighbourhoods.

Derek Humphreys

Derek Humphreys

Ambassador

Derek is a Quantity Surveyor as a day job, but has spent years supporting the Scouts as a strategic leader behind the scenes. His project planning skills will be a great help to us as we develop and continue to grow.