Meet the Team
Chief Executive Officer
Emma joined us in August 2023. Her role is to provide leadership and operational management to the charity, within the strategic policy and accountability framework, approved by the Board of Trustees.
Fundraising Manager and Charity Founder
Jenni is one of our Senior Managers. Jenni is one of the founders of the charity and is responsible for generating income primarily from Trusts, Foundations and Local Authorities and maintaining effective relationships with them.
Head of Operations
Lorna works full time and has been part of the office team since 2013. Lorna is responsible for coordinating, developing, researching and planning activities across all age groups for Kangaroos members. Lorna is also Safeguarding Lead and leads some groups.
Emily began her journey with Kangaroos as a volunteer in 2012, then became a paid sessional worker. In July 2021, Emily joined the operations team as Activities Coordinator. Her role includes the coordination, development, and planning of clubs and activities. Emily also leads in ensuring the members’ care plans and records are up to date and she still plays an active role supporting members and sessional staff during sessions.
Head of Operations and Volunteer Coordinator
Denise works part-time and joined Kangaroos in 2019. Denise is our Head of Operations and Activities Coordinator delivering our clubs and activities. Denise is also responsible for recruiting and training volunteers.
Business and Community Fundraising Co-ordinator
Samantha has been with Kangaroos since 2012. Samantha is responsible for all of our Business, Community and Events fundraising. Samantha helps to raise awareness of the organisation’s work and raises funds by the use of business networking.
Finance Co-ordinator and Office Administrator
Clare joined Kangaroos in Nov 2016 and works part-time. Clare is responsible for our day to day finance function including payroll, invoices, expenses and financial data input
Sophie has been a member of the Kangaroos Sessional Staff for several years, and we are delighted to welcome her into the office team in a new capacity. Sophie will be supporting the operations team on the ground and behind the scenes to ensure our clubs and activities run smoothly.