Meet the team

Meet the staff at Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland...

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Mir Juma

Chief Executive Officer, responsible for managing Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland.

Fun Fact: I’m a big snooker fan; I love both playing and watching snooker; the cue I use was even chosen for me by Willie Thorne himself.



Jodie Dixon

Support Manager, responsible for the welfare, care, support and development of our companions. I also ensure all activity meets health and safety procedures.

Fun Fact: Before working with us, Jodie was Community Leader at Emmaus Dover.



Matt Taylor

Business Manager, responsible for the running of our social enterprises, including stock control and our furniture collection service.

Fun Fact: I love The Beatles and I have a large 1960s memorabilia collection at home.


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Hayley Gall

Deputy Support Officer, responsible for supporting the team in all areas of our operation.

Fun Fact: I’m a big fan of heavy metal music and I am the third person in my family to work for Emmaus.


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Beki Hull

Finance Officer, responsible for all financial mat

ters in our organisation.

Fun Fact: I named one of my sons after Olly Murs.



Shaun Williams

Melton Mowbray Shop Manager, responsible for managing the shop, encouraging stock donations and recruiting volunteers.

Fun Fact: coming soon!


Jez Smith

Van Driver, responsible for driving our van to collect large donated items to be sold in our charity shops, and deliver them to shop customers who have purchased too.

Fun Fact: coming soon!



Linda Farmer

Community Coach Supervisor, responsible for supervising the Brighter Futures project which provides advice, information and guidance to people in Leicestershire, to address barriers to employment.

Fun Fact: I am vociferous reader of books and have had to succumb to buying a Kindle!

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