Alex Brooks-Johnson – Interim CEO

Luisa Depaoli – Marketing & Communications Manager 

Anna Svensson – Executive Assistant

Hannah Mold – People Coordinator


Adult Carers Service


Neighbourhood Support

Cathy Collymore – Carers Support Officer

Neighbourhood 1, North: Evelyn, New Cross, Telegraph Hill, Brockley

Katrina Garnette – Carers Support Officer

Neighbourhood 2, East: Blackheath, Ladywell, Lewisham Central, Lee Green

Giovanna Leuzzi – Carers Support Officer

Neighbourhood 3, South: Rushey Green, Catford South, Grove Park, Whitefoot, Downham

Ulalee Griffiths – Carers Support Officer

Neighbourhood 4, West: Bellingham, Sydenham, Perry Vale, Forest Hill, Crofton Park


Specialist support

Ann Pownall – Carers Support Officer (Dementia)

Maggie Burke – Carers Support Officer (Dementia)


Young Carers Service

Ivona Huszcza – Young Carers Support Officer



Working for Carers

Letizia Gambacorta – Project Manager

Pierrette Mascaux – Employment Personal Adviser

Sonia Samuels – Employment Personal Adviser

Chantelle Turner – Support Assistant




Denise D’Elia (Chair)

International C- level executive & Non Executive  Director,  with in-depth knowledge of corporate environments and foundations , acquisition & consolidation and digital transformation particularly in the Telecommunication and Media industry. Denise has worked in Vodafone, DHL International and Telepiu’ for more than 20 years. She has also worked successfully in Mature and Emerging markets business environment. She speaks Italian, English and Spanish. Denise is married,  has two children and a little dog.


Val Fulcher (Vice Chair)

Val is retired having formerly worked in banking and investment finance. She currently works with University Hospital Lewisham promoting patient welfare and is Chair of Voluntary Services Lewisham and Lewisham Talking Newspaper for the Visually Impaired.


Nick Hervey (Vice Chair)

Dr Nick Hervey is retired, having worked in mental health for 30 years including 12 years as Head of Mental Health Care in the LB Southwark. He is well-respected author on psychiatry and mental health. He is Chairman of Bethlem Museum of the Mind.


Jeremy Beswick (Treasurer)

Jeremy is an investment fund professional with over 25 years’ experience in international business management and leadership, marketing, sales and client service, strategy, planning and product development. He has served on several Boards and Executive, Investment, Risk and Audit Committees.


Jacqui Cook

Jacqui has been a carer for 27 years to her son who has a disability and a trustee for 9 years. She is – in her own words – “an ordinary person looking after an extraordinary young man” for whom involvement with Carers Lewisham gives balance to her life and allows her to give something back to the organisation which supported her through a bad time.


Rosie Wyatt

Rosemary has had over 25 years’ experience as a management consultant both in the UK and abroad. She specialised in working with organisations such as Cisco, BP, Stannah and Siemens to help them build the necessary infrastructure to achieve their strategic vision. She has extensive experience of project management, and most importantly of developing positive team and client relationships. She also delivered highly customised management development programmes to support organisational change.

In addition Rosemary has worked as a school governor in Lewisham, both at primary and secondary level, and as the treasurer for her local arts festival in Lewisham.  In her spare time she sings with Lewisham Choral Society and enjoys long distance walking.

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