Meet Our Team

Jo Crease

Jo Crease

Central Team: Chief Executive Officer
Jo is responsible for leading Together Co, making sure that as many people as possible can benefit from or be involved with our work. Jo loves making new connections which help bring people together.

Sofie Franzen

Sofie Franzen

Central Team: Deputy Chief Officer
Sofie supports the Together Co team to deliver the best services possible. Sofie is passionate about giving the community a say in all aspects of Together Co’s work.

Karen Hunter

Karen Hunter

Central Team: Head of Fundraising and Partnerships
Karen leads on corporate and community fundraising, building partnerships to connect like-minded organisations and individuals. Karen is passionate about championing people and the charities supporting them.

Hayley Turnbull

Hayley Turnbull

Central Team: Fundraising and Partnerships Assistant
Hayley assists on corporate and community fundraising, helping build on partnerships and connections. Hayley is inspired by the incredible work Together Co has done with the help of so many and is passionate about delivering their message.

Lisa Ball

Lisa Ball

Central Team: Communications Coordinator
Lisa leads on Together Co communications, making sure our story is heard by as many people as possible. She’s a digital geek with an interest in people, community and the planet.

Matt Bridgeman-Rivett

Matt Bridgeman-Rivett

Central Team: Office Manager
Matt supports Together Co operations and governance by ensuring that staff and trustees have access to the facilities and resources they need for their work. Matt is interested in supporting the charity’s digital transformation.

Assuntina Cardillo-Zallo

Assuntina Cardillo-Zallo

Befriending: Operational Lead
Assuntina manages our Befriending Coordinators and the day-to-day running of Together Co Befriending. Assuntina is constantly inspired by how a small act of volunteering can make a huge difference to someone’s life.

Anne Amner

Anne Amner

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator
Anne is responsible for coordinating Together Co Befriending in East Brighton. Anne loves the diversity of the city and is passionate about changing lives for the better where she lives.

Emily Daniel

Emily Daniel

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator
Emily is responsible for coordinating Together Co Befriending in the North and West central areas of Brighton and Hove. Emily also has a special interest in mental health.

Naomi Lacey

Naomi Lacey

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator
Naomi is a Befriending Coordinator responsible for North and South Portslade and Hove. Naomi enjoys hearing about the difference volunteers make to people’s lives.

Sally Clarke

Sally Clarke

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator
Sally is a Befriending Coordinator responsible for North-east Brighton and Hove. Sally enjoys supporting volunteers to befriend people and loves hearing about the friendships that form.

Sharon Maloney

Sharon Maloney

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator
Sharon is a Befriending Coordinator responsible for North and Central Brighton and Hove. She is passionate about bringing people together and helping to build stronger, united communities.

Chloe Butterfill

Chloe Butterfill

Befriending: Data and Admin Officer
Chloe supports the Befriending team, communicating regularly with volunteers and scheme members. Chloe loves to talk with new people and be part of the success of Befriending matches.

Clair Rowe

Clair Rowe

Head of Social Prescribing
Clair oversees Together Co Social Prescribing, ensuring it develops effectively to connect people with the right services and groups. Clair is passionate about social models of care and their role in moving towards social justice.

Nia Wildblood

Nia Wildblood

Social Prescribing: Operational Lead
Nia is the Operational Lead for Together Co Social Prescribing, responsible for the day-to-day running of the service. Nia is inspired by the power of connecting individuals to the wider local and global community.

Bethan Morgan

Bethan Morgan

Social Prescribing: Link Worker
Beth helps link people with local services and supports a team of volunteers as a Link Worker. Beth believes that community plays a key role in people’s feelings of belonging, purpose and happiness.

Jenny Meeres

Jenny Meeres

Social Prescribing: Link Worker
Jenny supports people to access local services and supports a team of volunteers as a Link Worker. Jenny is passionate about empowering others to improve their wellbeing.

Mel Pickett

Mel Pickett

Social Prescribing: Link Worker
Mel is a Link Worker, linking people into groups and services and supporting a team of volunteers. Mel is passionate about the added value our brilliant volunteer team brings to our work.

Mick Townsend

Mick Townsend

Social Prescribing: Link Worker
Mick is a Link Worker, facilitating positive change by linking people with local groups and services. Mick gets satisfaction from being involved in helping people make positive changes.

Rachel Collins

Rachel Collins

Social Prescribing: Link Worker
Rachel is a Link Worker, helping people access groups and services and supporting a team of volunteers. Rachel is passionate about the role that social prescribing can play in improving health and wellbeing.

Seb Feast

Seb Feast

Central Team: Comms Assistant
Social Prescribing: Data and Admin Officer

Seb helps with Together Co communications and Social Prescribing. Seb loves supporting the team and believes in the role that digital communications can play in connecting people.

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