Meet the team: London

Clare Argar
Director
Clare leads the London team and is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE in the region. Clare is a member of the UK Executive and actively contributes to national strategy, for example leading on the DofE’s work with the secure estate. Clare also acts as a spokesperson for the Charity.

Operations Team

Operations Managers are responsible for supporting their teams to develop DofE delivery in Licensed Organisations across their portfolios. They ensure quality of delivery and build new partnerships at a strategic level.

Oliver Rice
Senior Operations Manager
Oliver manages a team of four Operations Managers that lead their teams to ensure the DofE within London is delivered in line with the Youth without Limits Strategy across London. As well as being responsible for business-as-usual work within London, he also acted as the project lead for strategic projects such as our partnership with The Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

Elizabeth Oliver
Operations Manager
Elizabeth line manages Philippa Conlin, Zariaat Masood, Emily Lewis and Tom Plant and has oversight of their portfolios.

Rebecca Wing
Operations Manager
Rebecca line manages Jade Wilson, Lowell Weir, Natalie Western and Stephanie Michaeloudis, and has oversight of their portfolios. Rebecca is currently the contact for current and prospective Licenced Organisations within the London Borough of Richmond.

Flora Fergusson
Operations Manager
Flora line manages Debbie Sisson and Hayley Hyman and has oversite of their portfolios. Flora is currently the contact for current and prospective Licenced Organisations within Bromley (East) and Secure Estates.

Hannah Monks
Operations Manager (Secondment)
Hannah line manages Stephanie Taylor, Joe Waters and Eleanor Upchurch and has oversite of their portfolios. Hannah is currently the contact for current and prospective Licenced Organisations within Hounslow and Merton.

Operations Officers

Operations Officers are responsible for supporting Licensed Organisations with their DofE delivery. This includes supporting centres to grow, licensing new organisations to deliver the DofE and delivering training.

Philippa Conlin
Operations Officer
Philippa will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Hillingdon, Kingston, Lambeth and parts of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Emily Lewis
Operations Officer
Emily will be supporting the Access Without Limits Projects as well as supporting delivery within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Zariaat Masood
Operations Officer
Zariaat will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Barnet, Bexley, Bromley (West) and Harrow.

Tom Plant
Operations Officer
Tom will be supporting delivery within Further Education settings.

Becky Downes
Operations Officer

Jade Wilson
Operations Officer
Jade will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Greenwich, Havering and Newham.

Stephanie Michaeloudis
Operations Officer
Stephanie will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Ealing, Lewisham, Met VPC and Barking and Dagenham.

Lowell Weir
Operations Officer
Lowell will be working on supporting voluntary and youth organisations.

Natalie Western
Operations Officer
Natalie will be working on supporting voluntary and youth organisations.

Stephanie Taylor
Operations Officer
Stephanie will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Haringey, Redbridge and Sutton.

Eleanor Upchurch
Operations Officer
Eleanor will be supporting our Boosting Participation Project, as well as supporting the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Polly deFerranti
Operations Officer

Hayley Hyman
Operations Officer
Hayley will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Camden, Croydon, Islington and Westminster.

Debbie Sisson
Operations Officer
Debbie will be supporting the delivery within the London Boroughs of Enfield, Hackney, Southwark and part of Hammersmith & Fulham.

 

Business Support Team

Mairead Grant
Business Support Manager
Mairead is responsible for the administration team, she oversees regional financial transactions, leads on the administration of licences and the day to day running of the London office.

Hollie Ridler
Business Support Assistant
Hollie runs the social media and comms for the London region. Hollie is also responsible for the verification of Gold Awards at regional level.

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