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Our Steering Group Committee and Project Ambassadors

Members By Invitation

Matthew Allgoo

Matt has been working with Southwark’s community organisations for the last decade, and in grantmaking for the last 25 years. He is Grants Manager of Southwark Charities, Clerk of Rotherhithe Consolidated Charities, a Trustee of Southwark food growing charity, Edible Rotherhithe, and a devout Arsenal supporter.

Cllr Nick Johnson

Members By Open call

Simon Roderick Chambers

Simon Chambers is an independent consultant on youth and community development. He is especially interested in the role of international experience in supporting professional dialogue, encouraging agreement on common standards and influencing policy for positive social change. On behalf of the British Council, Simon was responsible for UK implementation of the EU’s Erasmus+ Youth programme, until its closure at the end of 2020. As Director UK UNESCO, Simon led UK civil society input to international standard-setting, including the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity (2001). Simon is a member of the Institute for Youth Work and currently works with young people in supported accommodation at the YMCA.

Margaret Josephine Greenfields

Margaret’s background as a policy professional, (who initially trained as a community lawyer with a particular interest in family law and homelessness) underpins her research, consultancy, teaching and evaluation activities as an academic. She has worked extensively in the field of social inclusion (with particular reference to inclusion health and accommodation issues), ethnicity, equalities and social justice with a specific emphasis on undertaking collaborative research with communities at risk of marginalisation, racism and ‘othering'. She has a long history of working collaboratively with Romani Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, and more recently Showmen and Boater communities at local, UK and international levels as well as undertaking policy and practice engaged research with refugee and asylum seeking women, homeless people, LGBT+ people of faith and members of other communities whose voices are often silenced.

Gabrielle Browne

Ben Lyon

Project Ambassadors

Terri-Anne Halmrast

Terri-Anne graduated from the University of Regina, with a Bachelor’s degree in Justice Studies. During her time at the University of Regina, Terri-Anne attended student exchanges where she was able to attend social and criminal justice conferences in Europe. After graduation, Terri-Anne worked in many areas in the legal system and has volunteered with multiple groups within her community. The experience she gained while working led her to complete her mediation and arbitration certifications. Health and fitness are very important to Terri-Anne. She has completed many fitness certifications, these include: group fitness trainer, yoga, mind body designation, kickboxing and Cancer Exercise Trainer Advanced Qualification. Terri-Anne is a firm believer of thinking seven generations ahead and tries to live her life based on that belief by empowering and investing in our youth who will be the leaders of the future.

Julena Jumbe Gabagambi

Julena Jumbe Gabagambi is a senior lecturer in Law at the University of Iringa, Tanzania. She holds a diploma in Law, Bachelor of Laws and an LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice from Mzumbe University, Tumaini University Iringa University College and the University of Birmingham (UK) respectively. She pursued her PhD at the Open University of Tanzania where she researched on Restorative Justice. She has worked as a Legal Officer with the National Environment Management Council and the National Organization for Legal Assistance. In addition to that she has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the capacity of Repatriation Assistant. She teaches Criminal Law and Procedure, Transnational Criminal Law, Family Law, International Humanitarian Law and National Protection of Human Rights in Tanzania.

Margaret Rose

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