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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! 

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.

Paul Kavanagh

Paul Kavanagh

Patron

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.

Christina Nichols

Christina Nichols

Ambassador

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

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.

Namita Chopra

Namita Chopra

Ambassador

Namita is a serial entrepreneur, from Ladies in Business, Networking events hosted in a selection of top venues in Manchester. She ensures that people are connected with contacts they need for their respective businesses. Namita’s Kitchen is a supper club type event, whereby she has the opportunity to show case her passion for healthy home cooked Indian food.

Jessica Griffin

Jessica Griffin

Ambassador

Experienced Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality industry. Skilled in Event Planning, Private Events, Hotel Management, Wedding Coordinating, and In house sales. Strong sales professional graduated from Goldsmiths College, U. of London. Jess shows a really passion in planning events and we look forward to having her on the board.

Hayley Ockerby

Hayley Ockerby

Ambassador

Hayley is a Conference Sales Executive at Hilton Deansgate in Manchester. With a career in events management she will bring many skills to the charity, as well as a huge network of contacts and colleagues.

Victoria Young

Victoria Young

Ambassador

Victoria runs her own business as a Process Server and sees the importance of ensuring young people do not make mistakes that have negative consequences. Her legal network is a huge benefit to the charity.

Amy Precious

Amy Precious

Ambassador

Amy works for St James Place and is a former solicitor with lots of fundraising experience for children's charities. She has a large professional network and wants to use this network to benefit the vulnerable individuals we work with.

Amy Precious

Amy Precious

Ambassador

Amy works for St James Place and is a former solicitor with lots of fundraising experience for children's charities. She has a large professional network and wants to use this network to benefit the vulnerable individuals we work with.