We are a small, dynamic, focused and energetic team to deliver real value to our members.
We're rarely in the office (especially in these Covid-days) but we are digitally mobile and can be found meeting members, running events and delivering services on their behalf all from the comfort of our spare bedrooms, kitchens, dining rooms and occasionally gardens.
You can contact us via our individual Twitter profiles, or use the 'contact us' details at the bottom of the page.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Maddy joined NAVCA as our CEO in March 2021. Her previous roles include CEO of Voluntary Action Sheffield, one of NAVCA’s members, and a range of posts in the Civil Service, including as Deputy Director for Higher Education at BEIS. She’s really keen to build on existing relationships and connections and be an influential and persuasive voice at national level, setting out the critical nature of local infrastructure at national level, demonstrating the importance of local infrastructure support for resilient communities as the best path to recovery.
Alex joined NAVCA in April 2020 following several years as Chief Executive of a West Midlands-based VCSE infrastructure organisation. His experience in local infrastructure, and previous roles within funding bodies, local authorities and medium-sized charities have developed his extensive knowledge in organisational development support, funding advice and partnership development. He has a particular interest in grant making policy and is passionate about supporting VCSEs to measure and communicate their impact to enhance sustainability.
Karen joined NAVCA in November 2020 as Finance Manager having worked in a number of different industries as a member of CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants). Karen’s primary focus is in strong collaboration with teams across organisations to influence decisions and aid the achievement of strategic goals as well as reporting and financial systems. Karen has volunteered with a number of charities both in South Yorkshire and overseas and truly believes in the positive impact that volunteering can make to local communities.
VCS EP MANAGER
Marcus joined NAVCA in August 2020 as Partnerships Manager, with a specific focus on the delivery of the VCS Emergencies Partnership programmes. He has a charity background, working with local and national organisations with a focus on community and healthcare.
Marcus specialises in programme management, coordinating events and stakeholder engagement. In his spare time, he is a trustee and performing member of a community theatre company.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING MANAGER
Cheng Ee joined NAVCA in November 2020 as Executive Office Manager having previously held similar roles in the education sector. She then became the Membership Officer in January 2022. Cheng Ee’s primary focus is to support NAVCA’s members.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING OFFICER
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