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St Pauls Advice Centre

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Cas Brooks

Operations and Finance Manager

Cas has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 25 years including as an Advice Supervisor, Senior Manager, Interim CEO, Consultant, … Read more

Veronica Boboc

Intern and Immigration Assistant

Veronica has a sound academic background (in law) and she currently studies for her LPC. She is an intern and wishes … Read more

Pamela Stewart

Energy Outreach Worker and Volunteer Coordinator

Pamela previously worked for many years within the substance misuse field, her last role being Registered CQC Manager within … Read more

Nasiya Mohamed

Reception Triage

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Lashauna Stewart

Outreach Worker

Lashauna previously worked for the NHS and has volunteered with Missing Link. She started at SPAC as an Advocato volunteer helping people to … Read more

Gary Compton

Advice Supervisor

Gary Compton knows Bristol inside out, having lived here all his life, and understands the issues people who come to SPAC are grappling … Read more

Egeran Gibril

Advice Worker

Egeran came to the UK from Somalia in 2002, settling in Bristol at the end of that year. She studied Advice & Guidance … Read more

Sarah Collett

Advice Supervisor

Sarah Collett began her advice career with Citizen’s Advice Bureau in West Yorkshire. She has worked extensively in Bristol’s advice sector, both not-for-profit … Read more

Tahira Rafiq

Advice Worker

Tahira Rafiq began her career in human resources management after achieving MA and CIPD qualifications in the subject. She worked for various organisations, … Read more

Pearl Raymond

Reception Triage

Pearl has a lived in Bristol all her life and knows about the struggles people have to deal with daily. She has been … Read more

Dr Rob France

Executive Director

Rob has worked in the charity sector his whole career.  He was a Vicar for twenty years before working as a Domestic Abuse … Read more


Nzinga Akinshegun


Nzinga Akinshegun-Impey spent much of her formative years in Bristol, before moving away to read psychology at several universities. Nzinga is currently undertaking a … Read more

Matthew Skuse

Trustee (Treasurer)

Matthew is a Senior Risk Manager in England’s higher education regulator and was previously a lecturer. He is especially interested in mental wellbeing, … Read more

Philip McCabe

Trustee (Secretary)

Philip is Senior Partner in a specialist employment law firm of solicitors. In addition to being a trustee, Philip also assists a mentoring … Read more

Eve Barnes


Eve is a doctor working in the South West. She one day hopes to be a GP and is interested in policy and community … Read more

Pauline Sandell

Trustee (Chair)

Pauline joined St Pauls Advice Centre Trustee Board in April 2022.  Pauline decided to volunteer her time for this important  role following 16 … Read more

Derek McConnell


Derek is a retired solicitor having worked in legal aid practices in Bristol for over 30 years. He specialised in immigration, asylum and housing … Read more

Helen Sipthorp


Helen joined the board of Trustees in 2021. She lives in St Pauls with her young family and was pleased to have the opportunity … Read more