Rhian is a member of the Customer Support Team. Her passion for the charity was ignited by personal experience, as a close family member greatly benefitted from a nurture group in their school.
Prior to her role with nurtureuk, Rhian worked for her Local Authority as a Contact Tracer for NHS Wales Test Trace Protect Service. Within this position, she held responsibility of “education liaison”.
Outside of her professional endeavours, Rhian finds joy in crochet and other arts and crafts. Rhian also has a passion for travel and hopes to one day travel the world.
Rebecca leads on income generation for nurtureuk by developing partnerships with schools, multi-academy trusts, local authorities and all other organisations looking to improve the social, emotional and mental health of children and young people.
In 2018, Rebecca was awarded a doctorate in History. She is excited to combine her love of education with her many years experience of business development in the charity sector to support nurtureuk to achieve its vision.
Rebecca spends her spare time either cooking new recipes or reading fiction curled up on the sofa with her dog Remy.
Jerina is nurtureuk’s Customer Support Manager, based in Staffordshire, leading the team who are the first point of contact for our customers.
Before joining nurtureuk in March 2023 Jerina worked as Customer Support Manager at a fintech start-up focused on reducing financial inequalities in the credit system and prior to that was Senior Broadcaster at INRIX, reporting on the travel news for local BBC and many well known national radio stations for 13 years.
Jerina is passionate about addressing inequalities in society and is excited to be able to support the staff who provide the nurture provision that makes such a positive difference to the lives of so many young people.
Outside of work Jerina loves spending time with her family and practising yoga.
Ebony joined the nurtureuk programmes team as Senior Programmes Officer in 2023, and she is responsible for managing the charity’s small to medium sized programmes. She has come from a similar role in a grant making organisation, where she managed national grant giving programmes.
Ebony has a passion for education, and has undertaken various mentoring, tutoring and volunteering roles in educational settings, as well as a research project for her BSc degree in Natural Sciences in the field of science education.
In her spare time, she can be found reading, in the gym or outside in nature.
Jo is nurtureuk’s Senior Digital Product Manager, based in Cheshire, managing the Boxall Profile Online®.
Before joining nurtureuk in 2022, Jo worked as a Marketing Manager at a leading supplier of Print Technology solutions and prior to that held roles in both Marketing and Product Management, working in many industries including Education and Manufacturing.
Jo has a degree in English Literature and Applied Social Studies, a CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She is a volunteer with the Girls Out Loud Charity, involved in the Big Sister program and is passionate about empowering children and young people to reach their potential.
In her free time, Jo enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves to run & cycle and is at her happiest when by the sea.
Zoe joined nurtureuk in 2019 and has undertaken various roles during her time here, she then became part of the VRU team in early 2021.
Alongside being a Mum of a teenage daughter and an almost teenage son, Zoe has spent most of her adult life working in Health and Social care roles, having realised how rewarding these roles are. This has progressed to a keen interest and passion for mental health and as a result of this, Zoe recently worked towards and achieved a degree in Psychology.
When time allows, Zoe loves to spend it with her children, walk the dog listening to podcasts or watch football.
Joe is a member of the customer support team focused on the Boxall Profile® Online.
He has worked in and been involved with nurture groups from a young age and hopes to bring that experience to his role. After years of working in hospitality, Joe is excited to bring his customer service knowledge to a charitable organisation.
In his spare time Joe enjoys running Tabletop Roleplaying games for his friends or newcomers at public events.
Suzi joined the nurtureuk Marketing & Communications team as Senior Membership Officer in 2022. She is responsible for developing and delivering the charity’s membership offering. Her broad marketing background was gained across a variety of corporate, educational and membership organisation roles, including working with membership organisations in the USA and Australia.
Suzi is passionate about children’s mental health and wellbeing and every child’s right to be supported in reaching their full potential. She is excited about being able to help make a difference to young people’s lives through her role with nurtureuk.
Suzi lives in the North West with her husband, two children and four cats! She runs an air bnb and enjoys an eclectic mix of hobbies, including photography, coastal walks and most recently learning to grow her own fruit and veggies!
Laura joined nurtureuk as Programme Coordinator for the Nurturing Kent Programme – a project commissioned by Kent County Council to deliver a 3-year county-wide programme across 300 mainstream primary and secondary schools. Laura’s role involves supporting schools on their journey to implementing a nurturing approach.
Based in Derbyshire, Laura’s background is primarily in early years education and customer service. Working as an Early Years Practitioner for over 10 years, she experienced first-hand how identifying and supporting individual children’s needs can have a substantial impact on not just their learning, but also their mental health and wellbeing. She believes that every child deserves the opportunity to learn and grow in a nurturing environment, regardless of their background, which is why she is immensely proud to be part of the nurtureuk team, helping to improve the life chances of children and young people.
Outside of work, Laura is an avid Formula 1 fan. She also loves live music, particularly attending music festivals and watching musical theatre shows in the West End.
Jenni originally began her career in Education as a Secondary Science teacher specialising in behaviourally challenging groups. She stayed within this area for 10 years, before expanding her skillset by becoming an outdoors instructor and working with adult, children and corporate groups to promote wellbeing.