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St Pauls Advice Centre

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Steve Woodcock

Executive Director

Steve has managed St Pauls Advice Centre since 2009, having worked in the not-for-profit advice sector for over 25 years with a strong … Read more

Ben Parker

Finance Officer

Ben has worked in charity finance for 15 years. He is well travelled, and has a passion for photography. Ben has previously worked … 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

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

Ayan Farah

Reception Triage

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Nasiya Mohamed

Reception Triage

Nasiya was born and grew up in Somalia, coming to the UK in 1999. She moved to Bristol the following year, and studied … 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

June O’Dowd

Advice Worker

June has been giving advice for over 20 years. Originally from Manchester, where she gained a BA in Sociology & Philosophy, she began … Read more

Patrick Graham

Welfare Benefits Adviser

Patrick Graham qualified as a generalist adviser at Citizens Advice Bath & North East Somerset (CA-BANES), before specialising in Welfare Benefits. He … 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


Anna Hill


Anna became a Trustee in 2012. Since moving to Bristol in 2008, Anna has worked as an advisor for Jobcentre Plus and managed volunteers … Read more

Sam Ward


Sam Ward became a trustee in 2010. Sam’s professional background lies in statutory youth justice services where he has worked in a number of … Read more

Helen Sipthorp


Joined 2021… Read more

Garima Jhamb


Joined 2021… Read more