Our Team

Here at Nansa, we are dedicated to improving the lives of people in Norfolk with disabilities and special educational needs. Meet the key-people who, alongside their superb teams, help Nansa to help others…

Mary and Maddi

Mary is our Outreach Supervisor and Maddi is responsible for Nansa’s Social Media. Mary is based at Wroxham Barns and supervises a group of adults (with mild to moderate learning disabilities) accessing a range of work-readiness placements in retail and outdoors on the farm. To learn more about our partnership with Wroxham Barns (please click […]

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Jacqui and Gemma

Jacqui (left) is our Services Support Manager; responsible for Referrals and Quality Assurance across all Nansa services. Jacqui also manages the Services Support Team who are responsible for reception and housekeeping. Jacqui works closely with the Senior Services Team and chairs regular meetings in relation to referrals and sufficiency. Gemma (right) is our Business Support […]

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Blyth and Anna

Blyth and Anna are members of the Business Support Team; Blyth is our Fundraising Officer and Anna is our Finance Officer. Blyth’s role is predominantly focussed on identifying suitable grant making trusts, and putting together applications for their consideration. Anna assists our Head of Finance and Business Support (Carol) with a wide range of finance […]

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Emma and Mel

Emma (left) and Mel (right) are Senior Support Workers, and they facilitate and supervise high standards of care across Nansa‚Äôs support for Adults. As members of the Leadership Team, Emma and Mel help to ensure that staff and volunteers feel supported, and that the members and trainees accessing our services have everything in place to […]

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Frankie and Anna

Frankie (left) and Anna (right) are the Project Coordinators of our Family Services; they both report directly to the CEO, and are based at the Family Centre on Woodcock Rd in Norwich.

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Jane and Koa

Jane (left) is the Senior Service Manager of our Adults’ Service; and Koa (right) is the Assistant Manager. Jane and Koa manage the day-to-day operations of our Adults’ Centre on Bowthorpe Road in Norwich. Their team supports up to 42 adults with disabilities and/or complex needs each day.

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Kelvin – Senior Service Manager (Link-up and Milestones)

Kelvin is the Senior Service Manager of Nansa’s Leisure and Transition Services; Link-up and Milestones. Kelvin is based at the Adult Centre and is always on hand to provide support to other managers across all Nansa services.

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Sarah – Head of Advocacy and Participation

Sarah is the Head of Advocacy and Participation and is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT). Sarah is responsible for the Disability Real Action Group of Norfolk (click for: Dragons) and facilitates the Carers, Advocates and Carers Group (click for: CAP). Sarah’s daughter has accessed a range of support and services from Nansa, […]

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Michelle – Head of Adults’ and Careers Services

Michelle is the Head of Adults’ and Careers Services and is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT). Michelle manages a team of Development and Outreach Coaches; delivering Train and Trade as well as offering guidance and support to Kelvin, Jane and Bex; who manage the day-to-day running of Nansa’s Support for Adults.

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Amanda – Head of Trading and Partnerships

Amanda is the Head of Trading and Partnerships. Amanda has overall responsibility for our Charity Shops, eBay platform, and Nansa’s Building Better Opportunities partnership On Track (funded by the ESF and The National Lottery Community Fund). Amanda heads up a team of retail supervisors and On Track Coaches, and works closely with other local charities […]

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Carol Elkerton – Head of Finance and Business Support

Carol is the named Company Secretary at Nansa; and as a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) works closely with the CEO and Trustees of Nansa to develop the financial elements of our Business Plan; as well as producing regular financial reports and ensuring that all departments operate in accordance with Nansa’s Financial Procedures. […]

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Leon Smith – CEO

Leon has overall responsibility for the leadership of the charity. Leon works alongside Nansa’s Board of Trustees, Head of Finance, and the wider Senior Management Team (SMT), to ensure the charity is safe, caring, responsive, effective, and well-led across all areas.

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