Meet the team at Hackney Migrant Centre

We have a small team of paid staff and around 50 regular volunteers.

We are governed by a Board of Trustees. Current members of the Board are: Rayah Feldman (Chair), Rosemary Sales (Secretary), Roy Hiscock (Treasurer), Mark Palframan (Vice-Chair), Elizabeth Kolawole-Johnson, Hannah McConnachie, Kathy Meade and Hannah Ward.

Staff

Daf Viney

Daf Viney

Director of Services

Daf’s role as Director of Services involves managing Hackney Migrant Centre’s drop-in advice service and supervising all volunteers.

Sue Marris

Sue Marris

Director of Operations

Sue is responsible for all Hackney Migrant Centre’s functions which support the drop-in, including financial systems, administration, governance and staffing.

Anna Mulcahy

Anna Mulcahy

Access to Justice Worker

Anna, our Access to Justice Worker, provides casework support to people who have had initial immigration advice provided at our weekly advice session, and supervises the volunteer Access to Justice Team, which works to obtain Exceptional Case Funding and to find legal representation for people who require it.

Ida Jarsve

Ida Jarsve

Fundraiser

Ida is Hackney Migrant Centre’s Fundraiser, responsible for raising funds for our work and managing our social media channels.

Lauren Stewart

Lauren Stewart

Caseworker for Migrant Families and Young People

As Caseworker for Migrant Families and Young People, Lauren provides advice and support to navigate confusing housing and welfare systems that discriminate against migrants.

Mark Dunn

Mark Dunn

Destitution Casework Coordinator

Mark provides advice and casework support to homeless and destitute migrants; providing long term support to those who require it to escape homelessness and destitution.

Sarah Emm

Sarah Emm

Finance Officer

Sarah is Hackney Migrant Centre’s Finance Officer who works for us one day a week on a freelance basis.

Sarah Hull

Sarah Hull

Volunteer Coordinator

Sarah is responsible for the recruitment, induction, support and week-by-week management of our volunteers.