Whenever time allows Jill travels the world in search of sharks to dive with
DirectorJill has over 25 years experience in social work leadership and management in all areas of children’s services.
In her spare time Yvonne enjoys creative writing and auto/biography
Yvonne’s career has been spent in the public and voluntary sectors, across education, health and social care.
Chand is a strategy and corporate finance advisor. He is also a Partner at an accountancy and advisory firm and supports a portfolio of high growth businesses.
Mary danced with Leonard Cohen in 100 degree heat at the Coachella festival; she didn't realise it was him until he got up on stage!
Mary is a well known technology entrepreneur and angel investor. She co-founded successful public sector focused e-learning company Learning Pool.
The Mind Of My Own Team
Amanda loves nothing more than making jams, pickles and infusing
Finance Manager and Business Support Co-ordinator
Born in the Middle East, educated in the UK, having lived in Kent for 40 years has relocated to The Cotswolds, having had 2 jobs whilst in Kent she is now concentrating on where her heart is in Mind of My Own and making preserves and chutneys.
Roz has a passion for animals in particular horses having worked in all equine disciplines and carrying out equine rehabilitation.
Account Management & Information Security Officer
10 years Team Leader experience in a call centre environment supporting highest level of care to both internal and external customers
Tom spent time teaching English in Sri Lanka, teaching children and adults conversational English.
Tom has experience working in criminal justice, delivering and managing digital products and programmes in UK prisons.
Elliot once had a speaking role in a Chilean beer commercial for the World Cup.
Business Development Lead
Elliot is a bilingual business developer who has worked in Argentina, Chile and the UK across a variety of different industries.
Jane spends all of her spare time with her two daughters, usually ferrying them from activity to activity.
Jane worked for 18 years within Children’s Services within both Early Help and Children’s Social Care leading on involving children and young people in decision making about their own lives and also on the services they receive.
Margaret also teaches Movement Medicine, which is a form of improvised conscious dance. Very good for the body, heart, mind and soul!
TrainerMargaret has worked with children in care and the people who look after them for more than 20 years
Iris loves small planes and flew one across (part of) the South Island of New Zealand. Wisely enough, she was not allowed to land it!
Iris has almost 30 years’ experience of managing communications for not-for-proft organisations within the social care, health and housing sectors.
Simon had a misspent youth as a semi-professional skateboarder travelling around the world for the last 25 years.
Simon has worked the creative industry for 20 years and has directed a creative agency. He is lucky enough to have worked alongside many amazing companies, Mind Of My Own being the best!
Hunter is a ski instructor and spent 2 years teaching in Switzerland and Italy.
Operational Director - Account Management
Hunter has over 11 years experience helping organisations make better decisions and get the most from apps and online software.
Cameron likes to take exceptionally long walks. He once hiked up Kilimanjaro!
Cameron is care-experienced and spent 3 years working for a charity for care leavers before joining Mind Of My Own. He has a background in journalism and photographic services.
Anthony speaks three languages, loves all sports, enjoys reading psychology books & has recently developed a passion for DIY woodwork & electrics!
Business Development LeadAnthony has over 7 years’ sales & recruitment experience in the financial services industry. He has a passion for working with people and developing corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Emma really enjoys travelling and while in India, qualified as a yoga teacher. In her spare time Emma teaches yoga in studios and online.
Business Development Lead
Emma has worked in education for 16 years and most recently helped to set up a brand new school as the Co-Headteacher. She is passionate about supporting young people to find and share their voice.
When Neil isn't being a daft dad, he is a self confessed petrol head! This year Neil is hoping to visit and race round the famous German circuit - Nurburgring and is also hoping to go and see a Formula 1 race later on in the year!
Associate Commercial Manager
Neil has over 15 years’ experience advising Boards and Executive Directors within the private and third sector in commercial and business management.
Natalie lives on the coast and relaxes by regularly swimming and paddle boarding in the sea.
Expert Consultant and Trainer
Natalie has worked in Children’s Social Care for over 35 years, working across sectors as a practitioner, senior manager and Ofsted Inspector.
Since the age of 18, a year has not passed that Megan hasn't had a new tattoo.
After graduating with a Social Work degree Megan found her passion for residential childcare and has worked in this field now for 8 years.
Lauren is an accomplished horse woman and regularly competes in show jumping and endurance riding.
Social Engagement Assistant
Lauren is currently studying A levels order to reach her ambition of securing a place in university and gaining a degree.
Alexandra’s full time job is based in London working as a theatre nurse for a leading Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic in Harley Street.
Social Media Manager
Alexandra is a Registered Nurse from Australia who relocated to the UK. Alex began as a volunteer with Mind Of My Own then moved to her current role managing Mind Of My Own’s social media presence.
Natalie has loved Scuba Diving since she was 18 which has taken her to 9 different countries to see their native fish, recently completing her 100th recreational dive in the Maldives!
Operational Director - Business Development
Natalie has over 10 years sales experience from market leading tech companies, moving to Mind Of My Own to help deliver their mission in tech4good
James enjoys fitness, sports and currently plays rugby for London’s first intercity rugby club.
Account ManagerJames has a hospitality background of 8 years. With a passion for people he moved into sales and recruitment helping IT professionals find their dream jobs.
Scarlett was classically trained as a singer and has performed in an Opera and multiple symphonies
Business Development Lead
Scarlett has previous experience in digital marketing and communications as well as working in the not for profit sector
Graham is an avid fan of conspiracy theories and loves watching documentaries on this topic.
Business ConsultantGraham has significant experience in working with businesses to develop and deliver software products and professional services into Public Sector organisations both in the UK and Internationally.
Nicola enjoys travelling and spending time with her dog Rocky
Nicola has over 20 years experience working with children and families as a social worker manager and as a strategic lead in residential care
Avril completed a renovation of an old haus in Austria. She is also a qualified yoga teacher, enjoys running, skiing and more recently taking part in triathlons
Avril has over 20 years experience as a senior manager in the fields of Education, Health and Social Care, the Voluntary and Community Sector
Liza loves dressing up and going to Rocky Horror Picture Show audience participation, and/or drag shows
Service Designer Intern
Liza is finishing up her UX Designer education. She has previously worked as a librarian and in a book shop.
Sharon is proud to have been born in Liverpool and loves to get the opportunity to perform - either singing, dancing or acting.
Sharon qualified as a social worker in 1983 and since then she has worked with children and young people as a social worker, independent reviewing officer, team manager and Senior Manager across a number of local authorities in the South East.
The Neontribe Team
In his spare time Nick runs his own video game development company.
Front-end DeveloperNick moved into software development by completing a degree as a mature student, and has since worked on websites, apps, games and VR.
Charlie is known for the sartorial elegance of his waistcoats!
Senior Web EngineerAfter over a decade developing the IT capabilities of a sector-leading claims management company, Charlie briefly tried his hand directing a SME focused IT services company in Norfolk,
Harry has been master of ceremonies at both gladiatorial arena and a jousting tournament.
Product Manager and Neontribe LeadHarry helps Product Owner Yvonne balance competing needs of delightful usability, technical feasibility and easy saleability to help Mind Of My Own thrive.