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Dominic Pinkney - Chief Executive Officer
Dominic joined the Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre in February 2013 having formerly been the Vice-Chair of HFVC’s Board of Trustees and takes responsibility for driving HFVC’s strategy, marketing as well as its business-facing social enterprise Works 4U. He utilizes his mix of public and private sector experience (strategy development, business planning, research, evaluations, social media intelligence) to help deliver the objectives of the organisation’s three entities: HFVC, Brent Active Citizens and Works 4U.

As a proven relationship-builder, he is working on developing the organization’s wide-ranging work with the corporate sector and helping them to engage with communities for mutual benefit. Having founded and managed Pedantic Consulting, Dominic brings great knowledge and expertise of best practice and innovative working in the charity sector.

Dominic is Vice-Chair of the West London Network, the sub-regional body for the voluntary & community sector (VCS) in West London, covering the six boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow.

He also co-founded the London ESV Network which brings together voluntary organisations to help businesses to do more to support communities in a larger, co-ordinated and sustained way.
 
Catherine Perez Phillips -Volunteer Services Manager
Catherine joined HFVC as the Volunteer Services Manager in September 2013. She has over 25 years’ experience of working in the voluntary sector, providing support and training to volunteers as well as fundraising from trusts and foundations. Her background includes a specialism in human rights and previous employers include Release, Medical Aid for Palestinians, Anti-Slavery International and Refuge.

At HFVC Catherine is responsible for the management of the volunteering service for the Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, ensuring clients are successfully matched with volunteering opportunities in the community, as well as our specialist Connecting Communities programme that works with unemployed clients. She currently volunteers with her local Amnesty group and is passionate about the difference volunteers make.
 
Chris McCosh - HR Manager
Chris provides full generalist human resources support to line managers across the HFVC Group as well as delivering support and mentoring on Quality Standards to voluntary sector audiences. She joined the organisation in March 2013, having started her career in travel and tourism management and her subsequent experience now spans the private sector, social enterprises and charities. She became fully CIPD-qualified in 2010. Her particular HR interests are resourcing, flexible working and performance appraisal; she's also a CV coach, specialising in maternity returners and career-changers. Chris is passionate about volunteering and regular volunteers at a local school and was also a volunteer Games Maker at the London 2012 Olympics.
 
Leighanne Flegg - Corporate Engagement Manager
Leighanne joined Works4U in April 2016. She has a BA Hons Degree in Events Management and has worked in events across many industries.   At Works4U Leighanne is responsible for developing corporate volunteering solutions for companies across London.  She brokers relationships between local businesses and third-sector beneficiaries, organises corporate volunteer days, provides training and support to volunteers and carries out regular marketing campaigns. In her free time she enjoys fitness classes, swimming and outdoor activities such as forest visits and sightseeing
 
Sandra Brown - Receptionist / Administrator
Sandra’s welcoming face is the very first thing you see when visiting HFVC! She is very passionate about her job and enjoys working with volunteers and local community organisations. She has worked as the Volunteer Centre receptionist since 2007 and also performs a wide range of administrative tasks, including helping volunteers to get registered. She is an integral member of the HFVC team.
 
Anne-Marie Ruddock - Volunteer Coordinator
Anne-Marie joined HFVC in 2008 where she developed skills to successfully place clients in volunteer roles in the community.  Further training and the experience of working with people of all ages and backgrounds led her to take the lead on several projects. More recently she has taken on the role of IT Tutor providing basic IT skills to clients who need them.

Anne-Marie is passionate about HFVC’s mission and objectives.  In her role as Volunteer Coordinator she provides guidance, support, advice and inspiration to volunteers.
 
OPENING TIMES
Opening Times
Monday to Thursday
9.30am - 5pm
Fridays 9.30am - 1pm

Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre
148 King Street
Hammersmith W6 0QU

Brent Active Citizens
3 Park Lane, Wembley Middlesex HA9 7RH