Meet Our Team

Sofie Franzen

Sofie Franzen

Central Team: Deputy Chief Officer

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies

Central Team: Head of Fundraising

Hayley Turnbull

Hayley Turnbull

Central Team: Fundraising and Partnerships Assistant

Lisa Ball

Lisa Ball

Central Team: Head of Communications

Nammie Matthews

Nammie Matthews

Central Team: Communications Assistant

Together Co

Christine Squince

Head of Befriending

Assuntina Cardillo-Zallo

Assuntina Cardillo-Zallo

Befriending: Operational Lead

Emily Daniel

Emily Daniel

Befriending: Operational Lead

Anne Amner

Anne Amner

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator

Lucy West

Lucy West

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator

Sally Clarke

Sally Clarke

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator

Georgia Clayden

Georgia Clayden

Befriending: Data and Admin Officer

Vanina Pessini

Social Prescribing: Link Worker

Vanina is a Link Worker who enjoys giving guidance and support while empowering people to find solutions to problems that might seem overwhelming when faced alone.

Sarah Akhtar

Social Prescribing: PCN Link Worker

Sarah works in two GP practices within the Hove PCN area, and is also part of the Citywide referral pathway. Sarah is particularly interested in mental health and hoarding.

Seb Feast

Social Prescribing: Data and Admin Officer

Seb is responsible for the administration and reporting of Together Co Social Prescribing. Seb loves supporting the team and believes in their colleagues' essential work.

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.

Nia Wildblood

Social Prescribing: Operational Lead

Nia is the Operational Lead for the Citywide team of 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.

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.

Katrina Robert

Social Prescribing: PCN Link Worker

Katrina is a link worker based in GP practices. Katrina enjoys working in a holistic way, to support clients with emotional, social and practical needs.

Kirsty Treadwell

Social Prescribing: PCN Link Worker

Kirsty is a link worker based at local GP practices. Kirsty enjoys working with people to make connections and find activities that are meaningful to them.

Mary Finlay

Social Prescribing: PCN Link Worker

Mary is a link worker based in GP practices. Mary enjoys working alongside people and seeing the positive change people can make to their lives.

Jasia Lisicki

Social Prescribing: PCN Link Worker

Jasia is a link worker based in GP practices. Jasia enjoys supporting people to achieve their goals.

Rachel Friggens

Head of Social Prescribing

Rachel oversees Together Co Social Prescribing, ensuring it develops effectively to connect people with the right services and groups.

Georgia Clayden

Befriending: Data and Admin Officer

Georgia supports the Befriending team, communicating regularly with volunteers and scheme members. Georgia loves how a small act of kindness can brighten someone's day instantly.

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.

Lucy West

Befriending: Volunteer Coordinator

Lucy supports the matching of volunteers for befriending, especially around practical support and essential errands. Lucy loves being part of a community organisation with so many kind and responsive volunteers.

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

Befriending: Operational Lead

Emily manages our Befriending Coordinators and the day-to-day running of Together Co Befriending. Emily also has a special interest in mental health.

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.

Christine Squince

Head of Befriending

Christine has responsibility to lead strategic planning and service development and to oversee the operational delivery of the city-wide Befriending Service. Christine is committed to creating opportunities to connect people and motivated by seeing the value in bringing people together in their local communities.

Nammie Matthews

Central Team: Communications Assistant

Nammie helps with Together Co communications, creating digital and print content and promoting our events. Nammie is passionate about sharing people's stories, and believes connection is the ultimate force of good.

Lisa Ball

Central Team: Head of Communications

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.

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.

Nicola Davies

Central Team: Head of Fundraising

Nicola is responsible for building strong, mutually beneficial fundraising partnerships with companies and individuals. A born and raised Brightonion, she believes in our vision of a city where no-one experiences loneliness or social isolation.

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.

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