Staff

The Staff Team

Amelia Glanville

Amelia Glanville

Volunteer Manager

Amelia joins the inHope team in the new role of volunteer manager looking after volunteers across the whole charity. For as long as she can remember she has had a heart for people who experience homelessness, and her background…

Andy Irwin

Andy Irwin

Foodbank Manager

Andy is a nationally qualified youth and community worker with many years’ experience working with people facing homelessness. He is always keen to advocate for the powerless with the many differing struggles they face. He originally worked as a…

Andy Kinnersley

Andy Kinnersley

Wild Goose Drop-in Deputy Manager – Provision

Andy has worked as a chef for over 20 years, cooking for restaurants all over Bristol. With his culinary skills, down-to-earth nature and passion for a good cause, we like to think of him as the West Country’s Jamie Oliver. He’s a big fan…

Ant Newman

Ant Newman

Life Recovery Deputy - Life Course
Debra Turpin

Debra Turpin

Finance Officer

Debra worked in the investment sector for over 15 years, and prior to working for inHope was a Purchase Ledger clerk for a small construction engineering company. She is also a trained swimming teacher, and has taught many children…

Emily Toogood

Emily Toogood

Grants Officer

Emily has always lived in Bristol and is passionate about serving the city. She serves as a worship leader at Woodlands Metro church and has recently completed a worship internship with them. She is a trained actor and singer,…

Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee

Chief Executive

Jonathan continues to work with refugees in Easton, Bristol alongside his role at the inHope. He and his wife Helen have two children.

Joseph Davies

Joseph Davies

Impact Officer

Joseph is a born and bred Bristolian and feels called to serve the city in different ways. For the past few years, he has been an Associate Pastor for a local church in Bristol.  Joseph is married to Chloe…

Lauren Pritchard

Lauren Pritchard

Foodbank Admin Officer

Lauren comes from Leicester, but has lived in Bristol most of her life, choosing to study History (BA) and then Cultural Historical Research (MRes) here. “I love Bristol, and want to continue helping to give a voice to those…

Lee Milkins

Lee Milkins

The Wild Goose Chef
Mary Brown

Mary Brown

Office Administrator

Mary previously worked as a Teaching Assistant at a nearby primary school in Hanham. Having already volunteered at the Wild Goose for several years, she fitted right in when she joined the office team. It has since been said…

Matt Parsons

Matt Parsons

Wild Goose Drop-in Assistant

Matt has a varied employment history, involving roles at organisations such as Dyson, Bristol Diocese and inHope. He worked previously as inHope’s Comms Officer and was an evening Duty Manager in the Wild Goose. Matt has now returned to…

Mick Connolly

Mick Connolly

Wild Goose Drop-in Centre Manager

Mick has worked in Bristol and Somerset in the Housing/Homelessness sector since 2006 in a variety of roles, including assertive outreach, supported housing, substance/alcohol misuse, criminal justice and project management. He’s passionate about engaging those with complex needs, using different person-centred and task-centred approaches to best meet…

Miriam Betts

Miriam Betts

South & East Bristol Foodbank Deputy Manager

Miriam has recently graduated with a degree in Population and Geography (BSc). “Growing up in Bristol, I have seen the need to transform our city, and have a heart for reaching out to help others. I enjoy going to…

Pete Gardiner

Pete Gardiner

South & East Bristol Foodbank Deputy Manager

Having recently finished training to become a nationally accredited Baptist minister and previously serving in a variety of local church roles, Pete joins the Foodbank team at an exciting time as we merge with a number of brilliant outlets…

Ruth Nott

Ruth Nott

Finance & Operations Manager

Ruth re-joins inHope after a brief interlude in Birmingham, having previously worked here between June 2015 and December 2017. She trained as management accountant and has worked in charity finance with various organisations for about 15 years. Passionate about…

Sarah Luckwell

Sarah Luckwell

Communications and Supporter Engagement Officer

Sarah has a work history in Customer Service and Communications. She also enjoys leading worship and watching sports, although not at the same time! In her own words: “I’m excited to help supporters find out more about the work…

Steve Baker

Steve Baker

Development and Relationships Manager

Steve joined inHope from Young Somerset where he had previously been the Deputy Chief Executive.  Having grown up in Bristol, Steve was drawn to inHope by a passion for making a difference and a desire to inspire others to…

Stuart Leitch

Stuart Leitch

Life Recovery Manager

Stuart runs the Life Recovery project. Prior to joining inHope he was a church leader in Bristol for 10 year. Stuart lives in Easton and enjoys cycling, badminton, swimming and bagging the occasional Munro. He has particular interest in…

Trudy Mead

Trudy Mead

Spring of Hope Support Worker

Before starting as Support Worker for our women’s night shelter, Trudy worked in accounts, as a teaching assistant and as a carer. Through her church, she’s been a long-term supporter of inHope. She began volunteering at Spring of Hope in…

Val Thompson

Val Thompson

Spring of Hope Women's Night Shelter Manager

Val is experienced as a youth worker and family mentor, supporting children and young people whose parents were in recovery or borderline addiction and mental health. She volunteered in the Wild Goose drop-in centre before joining the staff team…

Vicki Saunders

Vicki Saunders

Life Recovery Deputy Manager - Life Course