Cherry Underwood

Cherry Underwood | Chief Executive

Cherry joined in 2002 and became Chief Executive in 2009. She handles overall running of the Trust and its subsidiaries, as well as managing the team.

When she’s not working Cherry enjoys sports, being outdoors and spending time with her family.

Peter Matkin

Peter Matkin | Company Secretary

Peter manages the governance for the organisation and the allotment project.

When he’s not working Peter’s looking at trains and supporting Notts County FC.

Darren Pickering | Asset Director

Darren manages the organisations property portfolio, which consists of serviced office space that raises income to support our charitable aims. He also manages the sports department, which offers a comprehensive sports programme for all ages at the Brendon Lawrence Sports Centre.

Suzannah Bedford | Creative Director

Suzannah works with leading artists and arts organisations from across the country to develop new and exciting projects for our communities.

Art is Suzannah’s passion as well as her work. Her free time is mostly taken up with gallery and studio exhibitions, dance and theatre performances or music events both locally and further afield.

Jonathan Morley | Sports Strategy Director

Jonathan engineers sports delivery programs that serve as a fundamental cornerstone within the local community. Bringing children and families together, Jonathan helps engage people with sport and the great benefits it can deliver.

When he’s not working he enjoys spending time with his daughters!

Ben Vallance | Executive Support Officer

Ben supports the senior leadership team and helps keep the office running smoothly.

When he’s not working he’s collecting records. He’s also a cinéaste, dog lover and supporter of Manchester United.

Kylie

Kylie Walton | Employee Support Officer

Kylie supports our Senior Leadership Team and is our DBS Co-Ordinator.

When she’s not working Kylie likes socialising with friends and enjoys going on camping trips in the summer!

Nik Di Benedetto | Finance Officer

Nik manages the day to day finances of the organisation.

Emma Feeley | Grants and Contracts Administrator

Emma coordinator and support the Area Based Grant programme. She also facilitates the Children and Young People’s Workers Forum.

Sarah Roach | Media and Communications Officer

Sarah handles our communications, which includes managing the website, keeping our social media up to date and writing our weekly Friday bulletin.

Mickel Phipps | Assistant Property Manager

Mickel supports the Asset Director in the general day to day running of our Business Centres and Sports Centre.

Ann Rose | Employment Outreach Advisor

Ann travels around the community to offer advise to those in search of a job or career. She helps individuals find meaningful work that utilises their skills.

Unni Williams | Sports Coordinator

Unni supports the sports department and looks after the day to day running of the Brendon Lawrence Sports Centre.

When she’s not working Unni enjoys photography! She can always be seen with a camera.

Holly James | Projects Assistant

Holly supports the running of the Future Leaders of Nottingham programme.

Shaun Cook | Sport in the Community Worker

Assisting in the running of sports programs, and helping children engage with football in the community, unlocking their potential.

He loves spending time with his son and watching football!

Ryan Johnson | Sport in the Community Worker

Assisting in the running of sports programs, and helping children engage with football in the community, unlocking their potential.

When he’s not working he’s at home with his kids and playing football at the weekends!

Dalton Stephens | Assistant Youth Sport Worker

Dalton assists the running of our Sportswise project at the Brendon Lawrence Sports Centre.

Natalie Rimell | Domestic Supervisor

Natalie manages all aspects of the cleaning of our business centres and sports centre.

Bernadette O’Rourke | Cleaning Staff

Bernadette ensures our Business Centres are kept clean.

William Roberts | Cleaning Staff

William ensures our Business Centres are kept clean.

Susan Fryer | Cleaning Staff

Susan ensures our Business Centres are kept clean.