Meet the team

barbara@mvsc.co.uk's picture Barbara Price - Interim Chief Executive

As interim Chief Executive, Barbara is managing the overall strategic direction and leadership of the organisation while playing an active role in supporting Merton’s voluntary sector. Barbara is committed to strengthening the sector and improving its resilience while building on our strategic relationships with the public sector.

barbara@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
ling@mvsc.co.uk -
Beau Fadahunsi's picture Beau Fadahunsi - Development and and Campaigns Officer

Beau leads on the strategic overview of community development and manages MVSC’s community development team. Together the team provide free information, advice and development support to new and existing voluntary, community and faith organisations in Merton, so that they are better able to develop their organizational services/activities, proficiency and sustainability.

pat@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 2284
simon@mvsc.co.uk's picture Simon Courage - Information and Performance Officer

Simon joined MVSC in summer 2018.  He is responsible for our external communications, including the website and the eBulletin, for systems for effective internal information flows including for performance management, and for advising the senior leadership team on data protection

simon@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 2285
lia@mvsc.co.uk's picture Lia Santos - Operation and Administration Support Officer

Lia supports the Chief Executive to ensure that MVSC's policies and procedures are kept up to date and that services are designed and delivered in line with current best practice. Lia also coordinate events and supports the administrative and operational processes of MVSC in conjunction with the Chief Executive and staff.

lia@mvsv.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
Pat Yeboah - Campaigns and Fundraising Officer
pat@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
jeyanthy's picture Jeyanthy Satkunapalan - Finance Officer

Jeyanthy provides financial administration for MVSC. She records invoices and payments received, raises and pays invoices, monitors receipt of grants and other income, liaises with the payroll bureau and works on other areas connected with salary.

jeyanthy@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 2279
sallym's picture Sally McGarvey - Database Administrator

Sally maintains MVSC's database, keeping its records accurate, up to date, and useful to the whole team. Sally produces mailing lists and labels to support good communication with the organisations and individuals on the database.

sally@mvsc.co.uk - 07809 206890
Kirstin O’Shea's picture Kirstin O’Shea - Volunteering Coordinator (Disabilities)

Kirstin leads on our Supported Volunteering Programme for adults and young people with learning disabilities and other support needs. Kirstin coordinates our Fayre and Square retail skills training programme and employability project (based at our arts and crafts shop in Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon), providing supported retail and customer service placements to volunteers with additional needs.

kirstin@mvsc.co.uk - 0300 302 3530
sharon@mvsc.co.uk's picture Sharon Clark - Volunteering Co-ordinator

Sharon coordinates the delivery of MVSC’s Volunteering Services Programme, both In house and at a range of outreach locations.  This includes the promotion of volunteering In the borough, best practice in volunteering and support to volunteer involving organisations (VIO’s) In addition, Sharon supports with the development and promotion of volunteering and volunteer opportunities, future funding,  and the upkeep of MVSC’s recording and database.

sharon@mvsc.co.uk - 0208 8685 2277
Debby Brooker's picture Debby Brooker - Volunteering Coordinator (Public Services)

Debby coordinates the Home Visits Library Service, managing the volunteer drivers and selectors who deliver Merton's Library service to the elderly and housebound. 

debby@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
Marina Caroli - Social Prescribing Coordinator
marina@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
Adrianna Jones's picture Adrianna Jones - Social Prescribing Coordinator

Adrianna works with patients referred to her by their GP to introduce them to social activities they may wish to enjoy. Social Prescribing is a new way to improve the health and wellbeing of both individuals and local communities. In addition to working with patients, Adrianna engages with organisations to promote their services to patients and to keep up to date with changes to services provided by the voluntary sector. (Adrianna covers Lavender Fields, The Rowans, Mitcham and Ravensbury Medical Practices)

adrianna@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
Ray Hautot's picture Ray Hautot - Social Prescribing Coordinator-Figges Marsh, Cricket Green, Tamworth House, Wideway Medical Practices

Ray works with patients referred to him by their GP to introduce them to social activities they may wish to enjoy. Social Prescribing is a new way to improve the health and wellbeing of both individuals and local communities. In addition to working with patients, Ray engages with organisations in the borough to promote their services to patients and to keep up to date with changes to services provided by the voluntary sector.

ray@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771
DaveC's picture Dave Curtis - Healthwatch Merton Manager

Dave oversees the development and establishment of Healthwatch Merton to ensure local people have a voice in shaping and improving health and social care services. Members of the public, patients, carers and service users alike will be encouraged to work in partnership with Healthwatch Merton to achieve the best quality care and more choice in the borough.

dave@healthwatchmerton.co.uk - 020 8685 2282
ErinCowhigCroft's picture Erin Cowhig Croft - Healthwatch Merton Information & Outreach Officer

Erin’s role is to gather and represent local people’s views and experiences of health and social care services in the borough, and to promote successful patient and public engagement through Healthwatch Merton. Erin is active in the community and works with local people and stakeholders to identify health and social care needs and gaps in local services. She communicates feedback to the services and commissioners to help them develop health and social care services that meet the needs of the people.

erin@healthwatchmerton.co.uk - 020 8685 2282
becyusuf's picture Bec Yusuf - Project Associate

Bec is currently covering Healthwatch Merton Information and Outreach Officer maternity leave.

bec@mvsc.co.uk - 020 8685 1771