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 & inclusion in the context of inequality and social injustice.

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.

Anna R. Korula — with a background in politics, human rights, as well as community development, brings over four decades of experience e.g., monitoring human rights implementation in areas of conflict, advising on policy and practice, designing interventions and programmes. An experienced mediator, and trainer, who hopes to bring an international dimension to Zebra’s work, whilst also contributing to the Collective’s local, regional and national initiatives.

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.

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

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.