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.

Voirrey Ann Fox comes to Zebra from a background which includes the development, provision and commissioning of services for people experiencing mental distress,  people sleeping rough and homless, people using drugs and alcohol problematically and women who have experienced sexual violence.  Voirrey works within our conflict strand delivering training in de-escalation and managing conflict.

Brigid McKittrick – background in voluntary sector support services. Focus on strength-based and asset-based approaches, trauma-informed 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.

Aaron Standon – social worker and ex-head of social work, with extensive experience in adult mental health, learning disabilities and children services as well as Devon’s IMCA Team, in both frontline and management roles.  Most recent work was as Practice Educator (Devon’s Social Work Academy): now working with Zebra’s Equalities strand.