Key Contacts

GMCVO Team

Name

Position

Telephone

Beth Sharratt

Senior Project Officer (Maternity Cover) 

0161 277 1029

Kat Rado-Barnes

Senior Administrator

0161 277 1016


Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group

The Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group (formerly the Greater Manchester VCSE Devolution Reference Group) seeks to promote the role and involvement of the VCSE sector and communities in devolution. It comprises individuals from voluntary, community, faith, and social enterprise organisations from across Greater Manchester. You can find out more about the Leadership Group here.

Name

Organisation

Area of Representation

Warren Escadale

VSNW

Chair 

Karen Conway

VSNW

Secretariat Lead (non-member) 

Alex Whinnom

GMCVO

Infrastructure (Regional)

Mike Wild

MACC

Infrastructure (Local)

Alison Page

Salford CVS

Infrastructure (Local)

Liz Windsor-Welsh

Action Together

Infrastructure (Local)

Chris Dabbs

Unlimited Potential

Social Enterprise

Priti Butler

Big Life Group

Social Enterprise

Joanne Walby

Mustard Tree

Provider

Paul Martin

LGBT Foundation

Provider

Simone Spray

42nd Street

Provider

Priscilla Nkwenti

 BHA

Provider

Stewart Lucas

Mind 

Provider

Rachel Howley

GM Citizens Advice

Provider

Vacant (in process of new nomination)

 

Provider 

Michele Scattergood 

Breakthrough UK

Equalities (linked to GM Coalition of Disabled People)

Suzanne Hilton

Age UK Bolton

Equalities (linked to Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board)

Khadija Tily

KYP

Equalities (linked to GM BME Network)

Hayley Lever

GreaterSport

Sport

Charles Kwaku-Odoi

GM Faith Community Leaders

Faith

Lynne Stafford

Gaddum Centre

Carers

 

Greater Manchester Healthwatch Network

Healthwatch

Graham Whitham

GM Poverty Action

Social Movements

Ben Gilchrist

Action Together

Social Movements

VCSE Board Representatives

The following people represent the VCSE sector on various boards related to Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester. If you wish to contact any board representative, please contact Kat Rado-Barnes at GMCVO (0161 277 1016).

Name

Organisation

Board 

Alex Whinnom

GMCVO

Place and Reform Executive

Karen Dyson

Macc

Place and Reform Executive

Duncan Craig

Survivors Manchester

Health & Justice Board

Angela Lucas

Clinks

Health & Justice Board

Lynne Stafford

Gaddum Centre

H&SC Partnership Executive Board

Stewart Lucas

Greater Manchester Mind

H&SC Partnership Executive Board

Paul Martin 

LGBT Foundation

Population Health Board

Ben Gilchrist  (interim appointment) 

Action Together 

Population Health Board

Jo Walby

Mustard Tree

Reform Board 

Simone Spray  

42nd Street

Reform Board 

Liz Windsor-Welsh

Action Together

Reform Board

Chris Dabbs

Unlimited Potential

Reform Board

Vacancy

N/A

School Readiness/Early Years Board 

Sarah Cook

Home-Start, Oldham, Stockport and Tameside

School Readiness/Early Years Board 

Vacancy

N/A

Strategic Worksforce Collaboration Board

Dave Williams

Manchester Carers Forum

Strategic Worksforce Collaboration Board

Sally Carr 

The Proud Trust

Children's Health & Wellbeing Executive Board (representing the VCSE sector) 

Claire Shuttleworth

Tameside, Oldham & Glossop Mind

Children's Health & Wellbeing Executive Board (representing the VCSE sector) 

Elizabeth Stanley

GM Parent Carers Forum

Children's Health & Wellbeing Executive Board (representing service users)  

Vacancy

 

Children's Health & Wellbeing Executive Board (representing service users)  

Alex Whinnom

GMCVO

Health and Care Board

Alison Page

Salford CVS

GM Connect 

Beth Sharratt

GMCVO

Local Care Organisation Network

Liz Windsor-Welsh

Action Together

GM Moving

Alex Whinnom

GMCVO

GM Workforce Development & Leadership Executive Board

Vacancy

 

GM Cancer Board 

Michele Scattergood

Breakthrough UK

GM Health & Employment Programme Board 

Claire Shuttleworth

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind

Greater Manchester i-THRIVE Steering Group

Bernadette Elder Inspiring Communities Together GM Planning and Housing Commission Board 

Stewart Lucas

Mind

Governor - Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust 

Stewart Lucas

Mind 

Mental Health Programme Delivery Board 

Simone Spray

42nd Street

Mental Health Programme Delivery Board 

Stewart Lucas

Greater Manchester Mind

GM Mental Health Leadership Group Convenor

Simone Spray 

42nd Street

GM Mental Health Leadership Group Convenor  

Rita Liddell

Family Action 

Mental Health Locality Leader  - Bolton 

Liz Thompson

Creative Living Centre

Mental Health Locality Leader  - Bury 

Melina Safari

Yaram North West

Mental Health Locality Leader - Manchester  

Jenny Higson

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind

Mental Health Locality Leader - Oldham

Vicky Maloney

Early Break

Mental Health Locality Leader - Rochdale

Markus Greenwood

Mind in Salford

Mental Health Locality Leader - Salford 

Kristian Wroxall

Pure Innovations

Mental Health Locality Leader - Stockport 

Donna Thomas

The Anthony Seddon Fund

Mental Health Locality Leader  - Tameside & Glossop

Emma Lennihan

Calm Connections CIC

Mental Health Locality Leader  - Trafford

Colin Greenhalgh

Groundworks, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside  

Mental Health Locality Leader - Wigan

Annie Emery

Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

Mental Health System Lead

Charles Kwaku  - Odoi

Caribbean and African Health Network

Mental Health System Lead

Hayley Speed

The Albert Kennedy Trust

Mental Health System Lead 

Iyabo Fatimilein

Just Psychology CIC

Mental Health System Lead 

Sarah Cook

Home-Start, Oldham, Stockport and Tameside

Mental Health System Lead 

Rossella Nicosia

LGBT Foundation 

Mental Health System Lead

Hannah Peake

Barnados 

Mental Health System Lead

Ben Whalley

Gaddum

Mental Health System Lead 

Jules Palfreyman

TS4SE Co-operative (co-chair)

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Caroline Gregory

Diversity Matters North West

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Aba Graham

Disability Stockport/Nexus Stockport Equality Network

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Laurence Webb

LGBT Foundation

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Nicola McDonagh

GM Council for Disabled People

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Belay Kahsay

Manchester Refugee Support Network

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Mari Saeki

GM Autism Consortium (National Autistic Society)

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Kush Chottera

Europia

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership 

Parvin Emampour

Yaran North West

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Sajid Hashmi 

Bury Voluntary, Community and Faith Alliance

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Ben Gilchrist

Action Together

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Alex Whinnom

GMCVO

GM Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

Paul Martin

LGBT Foundation

Out of Hospital Cell 

Stewart Lucas

Mind

Out of Hospital Cell 

Beth Sharratt

GMCVO

Out of Hospital Cell 

Ben Gilchrist

Action Together

Out of Hospital Cell 

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