Who we are

At Reach Volunteering we practise what we preach. Our small staff team is supported by our volunteers who contribute their skills to our ongoing running and success.

Our team

Chief executive officer

Janet Thorne

Service team

Theodora Panagi and Amanjyot Bhangal lead the placement and advisory service team which is supported by volunteer colleagues James Addison, Stuart Burchell, Vivienne Collett, Diana de Deney, Jane Fergusson, Tony Swabe. Sarah Dewe leads our ongoing online development.


Our trustee-finder service is led by Eleanor Urben with Rachel Ord and Francesca Harvey. Volunteer colleagues in the team include Gordon Cooper, Carrol Cummins, Andrew Woods, Geoff Woolfe and John Littlewood.


The expertise in our IT team is provided by volunteers Roger Harvey, Brian Millis and Neil Wotherspoon.


Lucia das Neves leads the marketing and communications function. The team includes expert volunteers Chris Baker, Jeanne Davis, Tony Tait, Damon Rutherford and Tim Langford.


Andrew Phillips is the lead for trusts, foundations, corporate giving and individual donations. Jon Edwards and Sheila Walker volunteer their considerable professional experience in the team.

Our trustees

  • Andrew Dent (Chair)
  • Graham Warner (Treasurer)
  • Jon Edwards
  • Rachell Fox
  • Alice Memminger
  • Mary Selfe
  • Chris Shaw
  • Dominic Tinley

Our ambassadors

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About Reach

Connecting people, skills and good causes is our mission and our passion. 

Our supporters

We are grateful to the many supporters who have made valuable contributions to our work in the last 12 months.