Our central team

Amy Grant – Communications and Marketing Manager

Amy leads on all marketing and communications with a focus on extending our reach nationally. She has 3+ years’ experience in the charity sector, including the Charityworks graduate scheme. Amy also volunteers for a literacy charity and is on the committee for the Wrap Up London campaign, having helped it grow into a national movement.



Chinwe Udenze – Finance Manager

Chinwe has extensive experience in Charity Fund Management and Accounting, and she is responsible for the smooth running of the finance function at SHS. Leveraging on her mathematical background and experience in Charity Accounting, Chinwe is able to hone her skills to support the senior team in financial planning.




Eva Bell – Fundraising Assistant (Trusts & Foundations)

Eva supports the fundraising team by researching and developing funding proposals as well as providing reports and updates to our existing Trusts and Foundations portfolio. Eva joined SHS after completing a Masters degree in Globalisation & Law (specialising in Human Rights) at Maastricht University.




Evelyn Korankye – Partnership and Development Manager

Evelyn works in the business development team, interpreting market intelligence and data, seeking new opportunities for growth and developing relationships with new and existing schools and local authorities. She regularly volunteers with food waste and community action charities.




Ketiwe Anjorin – Project Manager

Ketiwe has 8 years’ experience in the charity sector, primarily working on social mobility and community engagement programmes with young people. As Project Manager at SHS, she is responsible for coordinating and monitoring projects across the organization and developing and sharing best practice. She is committed to improving educational outcomes for young people through innovative project design and delivery.




Kit Damant – Fundraising Executive

Kit provides support for individual donors, community fundraising, and cultivation events. Having just graduated from Portsmouth University with a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Kit has recently started a career in the charity sector wishing to work for an organisation that really values its social impact. 



Liam Smith – Fundraising Executive (Trusts & Foundations)

Liam supports the fundraising team with the management of a large Trusts portfolio. This includes writing project reports, researching and identifying new opportunities and writing applications to prospective grantmakers. Liam joined SHS after completing a Masters degree in Medieval History at the University of Kent.




Lydia Edwards – Partnerships Executive 

Lydia supports the Senior Partnerships Manager by planning and coordinating employee engagement activities, such as volunteering and fundraising events. She has an account management background in marketing and media sales environments, as well as a Management in Civil Society masters’ degree specialising in marketing and fundraising.



Oliver Hymers – Communications and Marketing Assistant

Ollie works part-time to assist with the marketing and communications activity for SHS, with a focus on digital marketing and social media. Ollie is also a full-time student at the only FTSE 100 University in the world, studying Business Management with Marketing at Pearson Business School.




Rosie La – Fundraising Assistant

Rosie works across the fundraising team, providing support for event coordination and communication with donors. She joined SHS recently as a graduate from the University of Nottingham, where she worked closely with the Widening Participation Team. Rosie is committed to projects that work hard to improve social mobility and social justice.



Stanley Ezimoha – Data Analyst

Stanley is responsible for providing statistics and analysis to demonstrate our impact and improve the quality of the data we collect.  Stanley joined SHS from Southwark Council’s Children’s Performance Service.  He holds a Masters degree in Cinematography from the University of Greenwich.




Yadgar Mahmoud – IT Manager

Yadgar has responsibility for the updating and functioning of our IT systems, telecoms and online platforms to ensure their effective use by staff and members, and to provide reports and statistics from databases in order to demonstrate the charity’s impact. He has a degree in Computer Networks from the University of East London.



Yeside Beyioku – Office Coordinator

Yeside’s primary role is making sure the workings of the Central Team Office run smoothly. With her experience in the Citizens Advice Bureau and Security Operations Management, she provides the assistance needed to the team. She has a degree in Law from BPP University.