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Meet The Team

Our friendly team and dedicated community of volunteers are vital to the running of the SYDNI Centre.

If there's anything we can do to help, please use our contact details below.

SYDNI Staff

Helen Jones

Centre Manager

"I get to do all the behind-the-scenes bit like fundraising and risk assessments. However, I am here for you!

It is my job to make sure that SYDNI offers the right support, activities and events for the Sydenham Community. So, get in touch or come and take a look, I would really like to hear from you."

Ali Wills

Café Manager

"Chief cook and bottle washer!

With the support of my team, I run the SYDNI Cafe catering for our local community, corporate visitors and events here at SYDNI."

Rani Usher

Volunteer Coordinator

"I'm here to help you find your perfect volunteer opportunity at the SYDNI centre, that aligns with your passions and schedule.

If you're interested then I'd love to chat to you, please visit our volunteer page to find out more!"

Helen Wilkinson

Wellbeing Officer

Helen helps visitors with their wellbeing needs and is a strong advocate for the benefits of being part of a community and feeling a sense of belonging and purpose.

Get started at the wellbeing support page.

Nowshin Chowdhury

Finance Administrator

Looks after SYDNI's day to day finances and registrations and registers of our SYDNI run groups.

Adam Montgomery

Café Assistant

Adam is an excellent chef and well qualified. He has delivered a number of community cookery workshops and demonstrations.

Ahamira Sheikh

Office Administrator

I job share as Office Administrator, working Monday to Wednesday.  I manage the office tasks such as room bookings, taking calls and supporting Helen, Centre Manager with events and the day to day behind the scenes within the Centre,  anything that gets thrown into the mix.

Annie Stynes

Office Administrator

Annie knows The SYDNI Centre like the back of her hand. She will meet and greet you and make any room booking you need.

SYDNI Trustees

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Dave Rawcliffe

Chair of Trustees

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Jerome Tucker

Treasurer

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Bernard Davies

Trustee

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Will Roberts

Trustee

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Krishan Bhardwaj

Trustee

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Robert Zara

Trustee

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Kay Bugg

Trustee

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Vereena Jones

Trustee

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Ella Billiald

Trustee

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SYDNI Trustees

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SYDNI is supported by a dedicated group of trustees, including:

Dave Rawcliffe, Jerome Tucker, Bernard Davies, Will Roberts, Krishan Bhardwaj, Robert Zara, Kay Bugg, Vereena Jones and Ella Billiald.