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Staff

It is a fact that without passionate, experienced and dedicated individuals working hard to improve the lives of the people we work with then Mancunian Way would be nothing and would achieve nothing. 

The success of Mancunian Way is mainly down to the people below and we thank them for their continuous hard work. 

Nick Buckley

Nick Buckley

CEO & Founder

nick.buckley@mancunianway.org.uk

Nick spent a decade working for Manchester's Crime & Disorder Team and spent many years based in police stations coordinating responses that reduced antisocial behaviour across the city. He has lectured at University, advised the Prime Minister's Policy Unit, has appeared on TV as an expert many times and in 2016 won the Key103 Radio 'Inspirational Person of the Year'.

Helen Galloway

Helen Galloway

Assistant to the CEO

admin@mancunianway.org.uk

Helen had a full career at a high street bank and retired a few years ago, at this point she wanted to give something back so started to volunteer with us and soon became our CEO's right hand. She brings a life time of experience of working in the corporate world and has helped to implement many corporate ideas into the charity for the better.

Verity Higham

Verity Higham

Manager

verity.higham@mancunianway.org.uk

Verity is our Greater Manchester manager and has been with the charity since day one and worked on the very first session. She has had a career working in the courts, youth work on the streets, in children's homes and in schools. She has all the skills and experience needed to be a vital part of the charity and still works on most of the youth projects in her centre.

Lee Wilkinson

Lee Wilkinson

Outreach Supervisor

lee.wilkinson@mancunianway.org.uk

Lee has the personal back story that makes him an excellent outreach worker with young people, especially young people who do not want to be engaged. He has a natural ability and fully understands the bigger picture in terms of actions having consequences.

Lauren Treacy

Lauren Treacy

Employment Coordinator

lauren.treacy@mancunianway.org.uk

Lauren has spent years working in the field of employment and specialising in working with hard to reach individuals and securing them jobs. She is also a youth worker and helps out on our youth projects.

Glodie Musumbu

Glodie Musumbu

Youth Supervisor

glodine.musumbu@mancunianway.org.uk

Glodie manages all the youth provision at our Hackney community centre. She is a life long youth worker and has worked for her local church for 11 years. Her experience tackling issues that affect young people will be vital, whether this be gangs, drugs, exploitation etc.

Tonie Whiteley

Tonie Whiteley

Intervention Officer

tonie.whiteley@mancunianway.org.uk

Tonie works at our Salford Community Centre and is also a local resident which means she really cares about providing quality activities for local children. She runs the Drama and Singing clubs.

Matt Thomas

Matt Thomas

Intervention Officer

Matt is a trained Social Worker and uses this experience and skill to ensure young people are safe and understand risk. His calm, laid back manner is a real asset while working on the streets and building relationships with young people.

Alpheus Andrews

Alpheus Andrews

Intervention Officer

Alpheus is a dedicated youth worker with experience of working with children with behavioural issues and is passionate about ensuring young boys get the nurture they need to succeed.

Janice Whitby

Janice Whitby

Intervention Officer

Janice has spent her whole career working with young people, mainly children. Her creative skills are invaluable in our Salford centre and she is also now working on outreach sessions. Having centre based staff reaching out to young people is really important.

Fez Samiruddin

Fez Samiruddin

Intervention Officer

Fez has a life time of experience to bring to this role and the young people he supports. He has worked in several youth provisions and is a real asset to the charity.

Shaz Higham

Shaz Higham

Intervention Officer Volunteer

Shaz has a wealth of experience of working with and supporting young people to make positive informed choices. She has worked in children's homes, in schools and with the police to ensure young people understood actions have consequences.