Helen Carpenter

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My background is in fundraising for the NSPCC where I spent 15 years working across the organisation. I started working for ABOB in 2017 and was hooked – it’s incredible to hear about the work being done here and the difference it makes to all the men involved. I am driven by the need for it. I first heard about … Read More

Rose Rouse

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I have been passionately managing PR and press for abandofbrothers since 2012. I have always had inordinate faith in their ability to transform the lives of other men, particularly young men who have had ‘hurt’ lives and channelled all of that ‘hurt’ energy into more pain for themselves and others. Abandofbrothers has been featured on Woman’s Hour, in the Telegraph … Read More

Andy Clark

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Andy Clark

I joined a band of brothers in March 2014 as a mentor in Eastbourne. In July 2019 I joined the Hub Team as the Systems and Operations Manager for a band of brothers nationally. I remain an active volunteer member within the Eastbourne group. I see real examples of the work we do making a difference to young men’s lives … Read More

Georgina Sarmiento-Carr

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Georgina Sarmiento-Carr

I joined abandofbrothers at the beginning of 2016 to oversee the Charity’s finances.  My role has evolved over the past 3 years, and I am now proud to also be the Charity Secretary. I champion what is being done at abandofbrothers: the men I work alongside and the men I support in the ABoB communities are a huge hope for … Read More

Dan Hartley

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Dan joined abandofbrothers in 2008 and was influential in initiating the first ‘Quest for Community’ for young men. With over 10 years experience of frontline youth work, primarily within the Youth Justice and Leaving Care sectors in London and Sussex, Dan continues to play a key role in the growth and development of the Charity. “For me, abandofbrothers felt like … Read More

Hugh Newton

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I am deeply committed to encouraging all of us, including myself, to be our true eternal selves. What does this mean to me? This means that I seek to encourage us to know ourselves. As a child I learned how to cope in the world. I developed strategies to protect myself from hurt and pain, and strategies to be successful. … Read More

James Wong

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James Wong Regional CEO (South)

James Wong currently serves as Regional Chief Executive (South) at A Band of Brothers. Building on successful careers in Hospitality Management, Landscape Gardening and as a Therapeutic Counsellor; James joined aBoB in 2014 as a volunteer mentor and in 2016 went on to lead the local Eastbourne Project. In Eastbourne, James drew together and mentored a self-motivated team of volunteers … Read More

Conroy Harris

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Conroy Harris

I was born in St Johns, Antigua and moved to England in the early sixties and grew up in Nottingham. Although I have lived in Oxford for over 30 years I remain a keen Nottingham Forest fan. I left home at 16 to join the R.A.F and served for 6 years. After I was discharged from the R.A.F, I experienced … Read More

Nathan Roberts

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Nathan did a Business Studies degree at the University of Northumbria and expected to work in IT. However, he was inspired instead by his placement at the Department of Social Services in the finance department, and later at Raleigh International where he found himself supervising a building project in Ghana with a group of disenfranchised young people (a mixture from … Read More