Meet the team

Meet the staff at Emmaus Coventry & Warwickshire...

Geraldine

Geraldine Tsakirakis
Community Director


 

 

Johnny

Johnny Szyndler
Support Manager

 

 

 

Ian for web

Ian Mutch
Enterprise Manager

 

 

 

Penny for web

Penny Ivers
Finance Officer

 

 



Blank

Administrator

 

 

 


Meet the trustees at Emmaus Coventry & Warwickshire...

AndrewDoug Badger - Chair

I lectured in social work at Reading University for 25 years and have a particular interest in therapeutic communities for adults.

 

 

Andrew trusteeAndrew Stockdale

I am a retired hospital consultant and previous trustee of our local hospice with a particular interest in governance. I have been a trustee since 2017 and chair the social enterprise committee.



Test

Sue Taylor

I am a former Chief Executive working in social housing for almost 30 years, I have determination and am positive and enthusiastic and want to use my skills to help those wanting to get back on track in life.



Tim trustee

Tim Brooke

I have worked in three Emmaus communities and in an alcohol rehabilitation centre, all in France. I was a professional social worker in two inner London boroughs and have also been on the staff of a residential community in London. I am on the board of three other local charities and a national grant-making trust.

 

Blank

Dhiran Vagdia

I run a small architectural practice, which means I can contribute to the business affairs to do with running the organisation, and help with all property related matters.

 

 

StuartStuart Sullivan

I am currently CEO of a family support charity in Leicestershire and have a background in supported housing and homelessness, working at a senior level for the past 12 years. I have qualifications in Housing, Law, Counselling and Mediation. I have 3 children and coach 2 junior football teams in Coventry as well as being Welfare Officer for the club.

Simon

Simon Grainge

I’ve been involved with Emmaus since 2001 in a variety of roles at local, national and international levels. I am currently Chief Executive of Emmaus UK, the national organisation. 




AM

Dr Alessandro Merendino 

I am a researcher in the area of Corporate Governance at Coventry University. I am a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). I also enjoy volunteering for other charities in Coventry and Warwickshire.

 

IFIan Frost

I have worked in various parts of the country during a legal career in the public service in which I served on multi agency groups in the fields of mental health and people trafficking which continue to be areas of particular interest to me.  

Our stories

Read more stories