Meet our team

We provide tailored support to all our service users

Benaifer Bhandari – Chief Executive

Girish Popat– Head of Finance

Isabelle Terrisson – Head of Programmes

Lucie Gourdin – Homecare Senior Operations Manager

Asha Kawol– HR and Finance Administrator

Shah Islam – Finance Assistant



Ruji Khan – Advice Worker

Older Women – Community Action Project Bangladeshi Older People & Befriending

Shamim Khandaker – Project  Coordinator

Employability – Better Employment Project 

Ekta Joshi – Employment Development Advisor


Frank Hayman  – Crisis Response Administrator

Employability – Breaking Down Barriers (EQUIP)

Shahanaz Begum – Employment Advisor

Shahnaz Akhtar – Employment Advisor

Khadija Islam– EQUIP Administrator

Youth Project – girls’ groups & mentoring

Nazia  – Senior Youth Worker

Citizen-led community research

Luthfa Khan – Project Lead

Homecare Service

Lucie Gourdin – Senior Operations Manager

Sainabou Mbenga – Homecare Manager

Rubie Dumbuya – Field Care Supervisor

Shajeda Khan– Field Care Supervisor

Tahmina Khanom– Field Care Supervisor

Carine Toussaint– Field Care Supervisor

Lisa Scott– Care Coordinator

Momena Akthar– Care Coordinator

Specialist Domestic Violence Advocacy service

0207 388 8198