Alma Budd – Finance Manager
Alma works part time looking after our day-to-day financial management. Alma has been connected with Boaz since the very early days, volunteering at one of our local destitution projects as well as serving as a trustee for several years.
Emily Roberts – Fundraiser
Emily works one day a week with responsibility for liaison with trusts and funds. Emily ensures that organisations have full information on how we’re putting their money to good use. One of the most important elements of her work is ensuring that we keep our fundraising activity in line with best practice and legal requirements.
Katie Lifford – Client Services Manager
Katie joined the Boaz team in 2014, initially as a Case Worker helping asylum-seeking women. Katie looks after the strategic development and delivery of our holistic and practical support service for clients who live in Boaz accommodation. Katie also provides practical support and pastoral care to Boaz’s asylum-seeking clients. Before joining the Boaz team, Katie was one of our regular volunteers.
Katie Pambakian – Client Support Worker
Katie works to provide tailored one-to-one support to asylum-seeking clients living in Boaz Trust accommodation. Katie offers both practical and emotional support to clients and ensures that they feel safe and comfortable in their accommodation.
Lisa Lee – Office and Reception Manager
Lisa is the face and voice that will usually greet you when you contact Boaz Trust. As Office and Reception manager, Lisa keeps our Boaz world in order and offers a warm and welcoming front line service to clients and other callers.
Lydia Nelson – Refugee Support Worker
Lydia works closely with our refugee clients, making sure that they have access to all the support, information and resources they need to thrive and flourish here in the UK.
Mark Ainsworth – Housing Manager
Mark manages our Boaz Trust houses for asylum seekers and refugees.
Rich Jones - Client Support Worker
Rich works to provide tailored one-to-one support to asylum-seeking clients living in Boaz Trust accommodation. Rich offers both practical and emotional support to clients and ensures that they feel safe and comfortable in their accommodation.
Ros Holland – Chief Executive
Ros joined Boaz in 2008 as Office Manager. As Boaz grew, she worked as a Case Worker and then Senior Case Worker, managing our client support services, before moving into the Chief Exec role in 2013.
Sarah Beaney – HR & Project Manager
Sarah oversees all things HR, including Thrive (our wellbeing initiative), in order to support individuals and the organisation to work well, healthily and develop. She also takes on other project pieces as the need arises.
Tim Emerton – Fundraiser
Tim has responsibility for securing funding for Boaz from a variety of sources including trusts, foundations, individuals and organisations. Alongside Emily, he also ensures that our fundraising activity complies with legal requirements and best practice. He’ll also be the one supporting you if you decide to undertake a spot of fundraising for Boaz, and he’d love to hear from you if you’re considering it!
Vicky Shenton – Refugee Support Worker
Vicky works closely with our refugee clients, making sure that they have access to all the support, information and resources they need to thrive and flourish here in the UK.
Vron Earp – Night Shelter Coordinator
Vron oversees all aspects of the men’s night shelter, ensuring everything runs smoothly across our 7 overnight venues and evening reception venue. Vron volunteered at one of our night shelter venues for 10 years, and has recently passed on her venue coordinator role to another volunteer from the church!
Phil Rawlings (Chair)