Meet The Team

Here at Building Futures East, our dedicated team of professionals is passionate about transforming lives and building brighter futures for our community. Our team brings together a wealth of experience and a shared commitment to delivering impactful programs that promote education, employment, and personal development.

Our staff members are the heart of Building Futures East. Each team member plays a crucial role in delivering our services, from career advisors and educators to support staff and volunteers. They work tirelessly to empower individuals with the skills and confidence they need to succeed.

If you’re interested in joining our team, click here for current vacancies, or volunteer with us.

The Building Futures East Team

Head Office

  • Chief Executive – Helen Holmes
  • Senior Administrator – Susan Clark

East End Women

  • Senior Community Engagement Officer – Dawn Emmerson
  • Local Programmes Officer – Lynne Stobbart
  • Sew Sisters Creative Lead – Barbara Romanis


  • Quality & Performance Manager – Fiona Hall
  • Relational Mentor – Laura Brown
  • Relational Mentor – Megan Sands
  • Vocational & Basic Skills Tutor – Anne Nichol
  • Vocational & Basic Skills Tutor – Joe Jackson
  • Senior Careers & Employability Officer – Elaine James
  • Employability Officer – TBC

Lifting Neighbourhoods Together

  • Neighbourhood Transformation Team Manager – Ancha Stoodley
  • Health Case Work Manager – Claire Laydon-Baptist