Meet The Team
Who We Are
From left to right
Eric Meade – Life Skill Facilitator – Barber Trainer
Eric has been serving the community in diverse settings and services. He has over twenty five years of experience in barbering.
Serena Newland Grace – Events Director
Serena as previously studied and worked with the hair industry and currently works for the NHS as a Health Care Assistant as well as being our events director.
Panda Gavin – Publicity and Community Engagement
Panda has been working in the East London community for the last eight years. Primarily a play worker specialising in work with children with disabilities she takes care of our social media and publicity.
Kay Constance- Youthfull Director
Kay’s background is in mentoring – having worked in various challenging settings she now works at Pupil, a referral unit. Kay is passionate about youth work and engagement which she brings to her role as director of our youth projects.
Portia Louis- Managing Director
Portia has worked in the hair industry for over 15 years and has gained experience where she has taught the Art of Hair braiding in a number of different establishments which includes Schools, Youth centres, Salons, Prison and Community Centres.
Brenda Mason – Partner
Brenda and experienced youth and community worker. We work in partnership with Brenda and her organisation Hughy Bee to deliver jewellery making workshops.
Carl Duggay-During – Life Skill Facilitator – Futsal Coach
Carl has worked with the youth for years, training them in a number of different sporting activities. He specialises in teaching Futsal to children and young people in youth centres, schools and training grounds.