Meet The Core Team

The LEAP Programme is comprised of over 100 practitioners who work for the National Children’s Bureau, Lambeth Council, NHS trusts, and local charities and community organisations. This includes a core'backbone' team (featured below) who lead on the overall direction and coordination of the programme.

Laura McFarlane

Laura McFarlane

Chris Wellings

Chris Wellings

Public Health
Carla Stanke

Carla Stanke

Emily Hamblin

Emily Hamblin

  • Public Health Officer - Social and Emotional Development Lead
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Angharad Lewis

Angharad Lewis

  • Public Health Officer – Diet and Nutrition Lead
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Evaluation, Data and Monitoring
David Wood

David Wood

Gemma Luck

Gemma Luck

  • Public Health Intelligence Manager
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Shaneka Foster

Shaneka Foster

  • Public Health Intelligence Officer
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Jill Roberts

Jill Roberts

  • Evaluation and Research Manager
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Claire Dunne

Claire Dunne

  • Assistant Evaluation and Research Manager
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Selina Mensah

Selina Mensah

Oli Hazell

Oli Hazell

Communication and Language Development
Jacqui McDermid

Jacqui McDermid

Jo Gordon

Jo Gordon

Angela Russell

Angela Russell

  • Early literacy quality and improvement officer
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Communications
Laura Morton

Laura Morton

Community Engagement
Tanya Spence

Tanya Spence

Catherine Walsh

Catherine Walsh

Kira Montague

Kira Montague

Saffron Mykels

Saffron Mykels

Abigaile Kanini

Abigaile Kanini

Finance
Jai Crookshank

Jai Crookshank

  • Contracts and Monitoring Officer
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Robert Harrison

Robert Harrison

Maste Melesse

Maste Melesse

Project Assistants
Tariq Anderson

Tariq Anderson

Nicole Musuwo

Nicole Musuwo

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