Staff and Trustees

The Genesis Trust has been established in Bath for 22 years. It became a registered charity in March 1995 and is managed by a Board of Trustees and a small team of mainly part-time staff.

The Staff Team

Nick Mayo, Chief Executive

Nick Mayo, - Chief Executive

Nick was appointed in January 2017 to lead Genesis into the next phase of its journey. Nick has had an extensive career in telecoms and ecommerce, as well as running smaller businesses in other markets.

Email: nick.mayo@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Paul Solly, Pathways Manager

Paul Solly, - Pathways Manager

Paul has been with Genesis since 2001 and as its director for 15 years, has helped grow the charity into what it is today. He manages our Pathways programme and Family Matters.

Email: paul.solly@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Caleb Mallard, Lifeline Centre Manager

Caleb Mallard, -  Lifeline Centre Manager

Caleb has a BA in Theology and was a youth worker and minister prior to coming to Bath. He manages the Lifeline Centre supported by a team of deputy managers.

Email: caleb@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Gloria Ware, Lifeline Centre Founder Manager

Gloria Ware, - Lifeline Centre Founder Manager

Gloria has been with the Lifeline Centre since its beginning in 2003. She helps manage the project and volunteers, and provides one-to-one advice for Lifeline visitors.

Email: gloria@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Sean Sutton, Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Sean Sutton, - Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Sean became Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager in 2014. He assists Gloria in the running of the Lifeline Centre.

Email: sean@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Will Little, Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Will Little, - Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Will joined Genesis in 2017 after studying Criminology at University. He recently spent two years on the DNA discipleship programme and worked in Mexico with a house-building charity called Amor ministries.

Working Days: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Denise Weikert, Life Skills Manager

Denise Weikert, - Life Skills Manager

Denise has been with Life Skills since its beginning in 2006. Denise manages the project, leads groups and manages Life Skills staff and volunteers.

Email: denise@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Matt Prescott, Life Skills Facilitator

Matt Prescott, - Life Skills Facilitator

Matt joined Life Skills in 2016 and assists Denise in leading the groups and managing the volunteers. Matt has a degree in graphic design and an MA in animation. He's previously worked for Genesis as a volunteer.

Email: matt@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Anthony Ward, Furniture Project Manager

Anthony Ward, - Furniture Project Manager

Anthony joined us in March 2015 to develop and run the Furniture Project. He has a background in business improvement, management and training, as well as in property and furniture restoration.

Email: anthony@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

John Stauber, Furniture Project Team Leader (Vans)

John Stauber, - Furniture Project Team Leader (Vans)

John joined the Furniture Project in February 2016. In the past he's worked as a Project manager for school's ICT and in the solar panel industry. As a driver at the furniture project he hopes to help the department grow.

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Ros Bell, Furniture Project Team Leader (Retail)

Ros Bell, - Furniture Project Team Leader (Retail)

After 6 years volunteering at our Furniture project Ros is now a permanent member of staff and is very key to the project's success!

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Michelle Williams, Head of New Project Development

Michelle Williams, - Head of New Project Development

Michelle started at the Genesis Trust in 2012 and has moved from managing the fundraising team to developing our new projects.

Email: michelle.williams@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Wednesday

Kelly Hall, Key Relationships Manager

Kelly Hall, - Key Relationships Manager

Kelly joined the Genesis Trust in August 2017, with over ten years experience working in the charity sector. Before arriving, Kelly worked on funding major projects at Wells Cathedral.

Email: kelly.hall@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Gus Langley, Grants and Trusts Manager

Gus Langley, - Grants and Trusts Manager

Gus brings more than 20 years experience in the trusts and grants sector. His wide-ranging experience includes; WWF-UK, RVS Royal Voluntary Service, Hft (learning disability provider) and the Christian HIV and AIDS charity ACET (AIDS Care Education and Training).

Email: gus.langley@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Tuesday, Friday

Hilary Long, Community and Events Manager

Hilary Long, - Community and Events Manager

Hilary’s first career was in the Army. She has now settled with her family in Bath and began volunteering with Genesis in 2016 before taking up the role of Community and Events Manager. Having completed 139 sky dives in her youth, Hilary plans to do her 140th skydive as a tandem dive for Genesis!

Email: hilary.long@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Vitalie Duporge, Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Vitalie Duporge, - Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Vitalie first joined Genesis in 2017 as a volunteer before taking on the role of Communications and Marketing Coordinator. She has previously worked as Volunteer Coordinator for an off-grid environmental charity in Spain, and volunteered with various NGOs internationally. She has a BA in Spanish and an MSc in International Development.

Email: office@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Peter Setterfield, Finance and Data Administrator

Peter Setterfield,  - Finance and Data Administrator

Peter joined the Genesis Trust in 2017 and manages the finance and data activities. Previously he spent 15 years working for the BBC in finance and prior to that 15 years in the brewing industry.

Email: peter.setterfield@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Board of Trustees

Sir Peter Heywood, Chair of Trustees

Sir Peter Heywood, - Chair of Trustees

Trustee since: 1995

Current occupation: Director of a marketing support business and a founder of the Bath Christian Action Network (BathCAN).

Work/Life Experience: Peter has worked for major international companies in the UK, Africa and Belgium and formed his own company in 1996. In 1991, he set up the management team of the Soup Run. This was the start of what later became the Genesis Trust.

Ian McKay, Deputy Chair of Trustees

Ian McKay, - Deputy Chair of Trustees

Trustee since: 2003

Current Occupation: Director of Programmes and Collaboration at Send A Cow.

Work/Life Experience: Ian lives in Bath and has worked in commerce, consulting and charities. He was International Director for Bible Society, then CEO of the mentoring charity, Mowgli Foundation, before joining Send A Cow. He is also a Trustee of A Rocha UK.

Stephen Lillicrap, Trustee

Stephen Lillicrap, - Trustee

Trustee since: 2010

Current occupation: Retired

Work/Life Experience: Stephen lives in Bath and was Director of an engineering charity designing aids for disabled people.

Councillor Cherry Beath, Trustee

Councillor Cherry Beath, - Trustee

Trustee since: 2010

Current Occupation: Chair of Bath and North East Somerset Council, and a Member of the Police and Crime Board.

Work/Life Experience: Cherry has worked in the field of addiction problems, and other problems affecting vulnerable groups in the community, both through her previous roles as probation officer and working with ROMA – Rehabilitation of Metropolitan Addicts.

Jim McPhee, Trustee

Jim McPhee, - Trustee

Trustee since: 2010

Current Occupation: Director of Maximising Capability

Work/Life Experience: Jim lives in Bath and has previously worked as a Manager of AXA.

Alistair Gibson, Trustee

Alistair Gibson, - Trustee

Trustee since: 2017

Current Occupation: Managing Director of Charlcombe Homes Ltd.

Work/Life Experience: Alastair is a Chartered Surveyor and lives in Bath. He has recently stepped down as Worship Pastor at St Swithin’s, Walcot, where he was also responsible for project managing the refurbishment and re-ordering of the interior. He is also a trustee of the Gateway Centre, Snowhill.