Get Connected is managed by 12 full-time staff, plus a team of over 100 trained Helpline Volunteers, who provide our vital helpline service for young people under 25.
Our staff team is responsible for managing the helpline service and spearheading our fundraising and communications activities, so that we are able to continue to support young people in difficulty and distress.
Chief Executive's Office
Chief Executive - Fiona Clark
Finance and Charity Administrator - Camilla Mortimer
To contact the Chief Executive's Office, email: email@example.com
The Fundraising and Communications Department
Director of Fundraising and Communications - Abby Mardon
Trust Fundraiser - Miriam Lewis
Corporate Relationship Manager - Lucy Ward
Marketing Manager - Emily Holdsworth
Web Manager - Merlin Sibley
For any Fundraising and Communications enquiries, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Service Provision Department
Head of Helpline - John Reed
Volunteer and Training Manager - Emma Valentine
Helpline Officer - Lucy McCarthy
Helpline Officer - Lucy Outred
Helpline Officer - Rachel Sparks
To contact any member of the helpline team, email: email@example.com
Get Connected has over 100 Helpline Volunteers, who are specially trained to offer emotional support and help young people explore their issues. They can let young people know about appropriate sources of further specialist help from our database of 10,000 trusuted organisations. If you'd like to know more about the Helpline Volunteer role, please visit the volunteering section.
The Board of Trustees is ultimately responsible for the charity, including strategic development and policy. Our current trustees are:
Gearóid Lane, Chairman
Managing Director of Communities & New Energy, British Gas at Centrica Plc. He is responsible for the creation of a stand-alone business on energy efficiency & climate change initiatives within British Gas.
Elected January 2012
John Schless, Deputy Chair
Senior Relationship Manager of NAS (National Autistic Society).
Elected September 2008
David Smith, Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Sub-Committee
Certified accountant. He spent most of his career with The Burton Group. Since 2000, he has been involved with start-up businesses and spent some time working for a charity.
Elected November 2010
Specialist charities lawyer.
Elected September 2007
VP Product Management at Arieso.
Elected December 2009
CEO Carphone Warehouse Ltd.
Elected in September 2005
Get Connected’s longest serving Helpline Volunteer.
Elected September 2005
Senior Dealer in Global Markets at the Bank of Ireland.
Elected July 2012
Chief Executive, M/SIX.
Elected September 2012