Meet The Core Team

The LEAP team is comprised of staff and practitioners who work for the National Children’s Bureau, Lambeth Council, NHS trusts, and local charities and community organisations. As part of this group, there is a smaller core team (see 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

Workforce
Angharad Lewis

Angharad Lewis

  • Early Childhood Workforce Officer
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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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Samantha Richards

Samantha Richards

  • Programme Development Officer
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Claire Dunne

Claire Dunne

  • Evaluation and Research Officer
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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

  • Comms & Stakeholder Engagement Officer
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Community Engagement
Tanya Spence

Tanya Spence

Catherine Walsh

Catherine Walsh

Kira Montague

Kira Montague

Denize Cenci

Denize Cenci

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
Nicole Musuwo

Nicole Musuwo

Tariq Anderson

Tariq Anderson

Saffron Mykels

Saffron Mykels

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