Zebra People

Marc Gardiner – co-founder of Zebra, came with experience from multifarious roles in social care and community work: leads on our solution-focused work and involved in all elements of Zebra’s offer.

Aydin Boyacigiller – a history working in services for people experiencing severe & multiple disadvantage, then promoting access to, and  inclusion in, adult education: has a project development focus in Zebra, and a special interest in addressing well-being in the context of inequality and social injustice.

Brigid McKittrick – background in voluntary sector support services. Focus on strength-based and asset-based approaches and solution-focused practice.

Tony Faragher – a lifetime in social care, with interests & specialisms in conflict resolution, restorative justice, drug policy & practice, fuel poverty and credit unions: working in our Conflict strand.

Ness Little – a career history in the development of innovative strengths-based approaches in practice; an experienced coach & trainer with particular interest in equalities and the field of early help prevention: Zebra Equalities team.

Tom Miller – Occupational therapist and community mental health worker with a long and varied career involving the delivery, design, and management of community treatment and support services: active in our Mental Health / Well-being team.

Chas Shaw – co-founder of Zebra, with a background in community development, with special interest in strengthening the resident voice in social housing: Zebra finance & admin.


Yve Sherlock-Hall – social work professional: leading on our Safeguarding offer, guiding our reflective practice work, and supporting the Equalities strand.