Who's who

Find out more about our management team and Board of Trustees.


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Helen Attewell

Chief executive
Telephone: 0191 3323437
Mobile: 07817 623398


Alex O'Sullivan

Operations manager
Telephone: 0191 332 3810
Mobile: 07951 248945


Angie Thomson

Finance manager
Telephone: 0191 3323453


Tina Young

Communications and development manager
Telephone: 0191 3323810
Mobile: 07903 818344


Angela Donaghy

Training and development officer
Telephone: 0191 3323810
Mobile: 07903 818365


Kevin Devine

Fundraising and membership officer
Telephone: 0191 3323810
Mobile: 07538 906038


Aelred Robinson

Youth project coordinator
Telephone: 0191 3323810
Mobile: 07964 959959


Jill Openshaw

Family support services manager: Northumberland/Tyne & Wear
(Based in Newcastle)
Mobile: 07805 937158


Dawn Simpson

Who cares? project team leader
Mobile: 07494 032074


Visitors’ Centres


Linda Fenwick

Visits Services Team Leader, HMP & YOI Deerbolt Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 01833 633272 / 01833 638128


Carol Watson

Visits Services Team Leader, HMP Durham Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 0191 3323676


Catherine Chesterton

Visits Services Team Leader, HMP Frankland Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 0191 3765200


Hilary Askin

Visitors' Centre Manager, HMP Holme House Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 01642 744080


Gill Ismail 

Family Engagement Manager, HMP&YOI Low Newton Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 0191 3764232 or the visitors' centre: 01913764138


Liz Arthur

Visits Services Team Leader, HMP Northumberland Visitors' Centre
Telephone: 01670 383736


Support at Courts


Jane Leak

Support at courts project co-ordinator (Teesside based)
Mobile: 07964 440697