The Management Team
Tamsin Jewell, CEO
Tamsin has worked with and for a wide range of organisations from charities like Crisis and Oxfordshire Mind to large international bureaucracies like UNAIDS. Social work trained, her career spans social and development work in the UK and internationally, with a focus on health – both mental and physical – forced migration and human rights. Tamsin has been at Elmore since April 2015.
Liz Patterson, Team Manager
Employed with Elmore since 2006, Liz has more than 15 years’ experience in the fields of homelessness and young people. Liz has successfully developed innovative services which have supported prisoners leaving prison with accommodation needs, and projects which have been specifically designed to support individuals who are causing anti-social behaviour with complex and multiple support needs. Liz is the manager of the ITA and Adult Survivors of CSE teams.
Adrian Childs, Team Manager
Adrian is a registered Social Worker and Practice Educator, having completed an MA in Social Work in 2012. He also holds a BSc in Psychology and a MRes in Psychological Research Methods. Adrian has been employed by Elmore Community Services since 2012, and has previous experience of working in residential learning disability settings (private and NHS), statutory child protection, and acute community mental health.
David Hemingway, Team Manager
David has been employed at Elmore since 2011. David is a trained Occupational Therapist, and has previously worked at Mind, Rethink, and the Complex Needs service.
The Board of Trustees
Lyn Waddington – Chair of the Board
Lyn is a Senior IT manager at Oxford University, experienced at developing IT strategies, implementing innovative IT solutions, and managing organisational change within complex organisations. Lyn is also a founding member of Edge Housing which provides housing and support to homeless men in Oxford.
Pat has worked in the Criminal Justice sector as a senior manager since 2001, mainly working in legal services with a particular focus on strategy, policy and business analysis. During 2009 and 2010 she worked for the National Policing Improvement Agency as the national lead on police custody and worked with the Forum for Preventing Deaths in Custody, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Policing Custody Stakeholder Group, the Access to Legal Services Board and the Home Office Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) Review Board. She continues to support the Police Service nationally on PACE strategy alongside her day job.
Mark has worked in supported housing for nearly three decades, focusing on young and homeless people. Mark is Managing Director of Key2 Futures Ltd., which provides housing and support for young people leaving care.
Tan is Strategic Safeguarding Partnerships Manager for Oxfordshire County Council. She has worked in Children’s Services in the statutory and voluntary sector for more than 25 years, primarily with young people.
Steve is a Consultant Psychiatrist and the Programme Director of the Complex Needs Service, part of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Now retired, Martin worked for almost 35 years in the banking industry, primarily helping SME businesses many of which were a similar size to Elmore. He has also undertaken consultancy roles with Grant Thornton. As well as supporting Elmore, he also works with a number of other Oxfordshire based charities.
Jennifer is a Barrister. She practices in the areas of law relating to children and housing.
Dr Diana Woodburn
Diana has a very broad business experience with particular focus on strategy, marketing and communications. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, she researches, writes, teaches and advises on the management of strategic commercial partnerships in the UK and across the world.
Anna is an Organisational Development Consultant and Executive Coach with particular experience in change management, quality improvement, performance management and workforce planning. Anna has management experience across the public and voluntary sectors and currently works as a Professional Development Adviser at the University of Oxford.