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Meet the Team

Helen Kay- Chief Executive / Joint Safeguarding Lead

Helen is so excited to be our Chief Executive. 

Rugby is her favourite sport and she plays twice a week in a Mixed Ability Rugby Team. She is married to Damien and has two lovely children, Emily and Dylan. She also owns a cheeky sausage dog called Hudson. He barks a lot, eats a lot and loves a tummy tickle!

Nicky Gamble - Finance Officer

Nicky is our new Finance officer who joined us this January. Nicky worked for a bank for 28 years and was a Bank Manager but now works as a Bookkeeper for an estate agents.

Outside of work she is one of the Directors of Stroud Rugby Club and looks after the 250 children who play at the club.

She has been playing the saxophone in a group for 20 years. She has a very musical family; her husband plays the euphonium in a brass band and her son plays drums and guitar. They are all involved in the rugby club. As Nicky explains "rugby is my real passion, I feel that I have an extended family through the rugby club"

Katy Dundas - Volunteer/Activities Co-ordinator

Katy is our Volunteer and Activities coordinator for the Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, and the Forest of Dean. She has just recently joined Building Circles and is thrilled to be part of what we do.

When not working for Building Circles Katy is a personal trainer which she thoroughly enjoys as she loves to help people feel good about themselves. Katy is an avid gym enthusiast herself having had a background diving on the British team for many year in her younger days.

When Katy is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and socialising with friends.

Louise Worgan - Training and Development Manager / Joint Safeguarding Lead

Louise joined us in 2016 to project manage our Sexual Abuse Prevention Training programme. Since 2019, her role has been adapted as we now offer a wider variety of training. She loves working for Building Circles and making a difference to people's lives, her role also helps to teach people to keep themselves safe which is so important.

Louise has previously worked as a Trainer for a large export company and then as a school Finance Officer whilst her children were young.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, craft activities and running.

Jo Sutherst - Mentor/Lead Trainer

Jo started her role at Circles in July 2019. Previously a secondary school teacher, she jumped at the chance to join Building Circles to deliver training that can make a real difference to people's lives.

Outside of work, Jo is a professional photographer regularly exhibiting work. In September 2019, she embarked on her PhD in visual culture, considering the impact of online social media selfies on our identity and well-being.

Sarah Moran - Trainer

Sarah recently started at Building Circles and is delighted to have joined the training team. Before Building Circles she was a special needs teacher working with pupils and their families. She is now excited to be in a training role where she can help empower others and make a real difference.

Outside of work, Sarah is busy with her family, two dogs and participating in as many sports activities as she can find time for!

               I can most definitely say that this is one of the                            most rewarding, fun and interesting volunteering                               opportunities in the area.  VOLUNTEER

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