Our People

Meet the team and our supporters on a mission to empower young people to take charge of their future by bringing money to life.

"Money is too important to be left to chance".

Guy Rigden

Chief Executive Officer

"Sound as a pound".

Steve Korris

Expansion and Impact Director

“And for my means, I'll husband them so well, They shall go far with little.” [Shakespeare]

Manfred Meyer

Chief Operating Officer

“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.” – Benjamin Franklin

Claire Quigley

Business and Engagement Director

"Wealth comes in more ways than one".

Rebekah Young

Senior Fundraising Manager

"A fool and their money is soon parted".

Nick Smith-Patel

Head of Young Adult Education

"Never spend your money before you have it".

Amy Ewbank

Head of HR

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

Madeleine Marcateus

Project Manager - The Money House

"I want young people to understand things like APR as much as they understand LOL".

Carl Clarke

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent".

Laura Mattson

Quality & Training Manager

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” —Benjamin E. Mayes

Kate Entwistle

Education Officer

"If money go before, all ways do lie open" (Shakespeare)

Emily Weldin

Education Officer

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy."

Rammiza Akhtar

Education Officer

"There are people who have money and people who are rich". [Coco Chanel]

Wendy Grace

Education officer

“Don’t just make money, make a difference”.

Sarah Kirby

Regional Education Officer - North West

Andreu Quintana

Regional Education Officer - Scotland

"Better spend an extra hundred or two on your son's education, than leave it him in your will." ~ The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

Gemma Orr

Regional Partnership Manager Scotland

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Regional Delivery Manager South

Knock Knock! Who’s there? Money. Come in!

Mette Barker

South & Freelance Manager

Tope Chiedozie

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"Take care of the pennies and the pounds take care of themselves!"

Wayne Jordan

Senior Trainer - The Money House

“Always remember to spend on your NEEDS, before your WANTS”.

Shaneka Osaro

Lead Trainer - The Money House

"Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you”. [Maya Angelou]

Natasha Gray

Pastoral Support Lead/Training Assistant - The Money House

"MyBnk is more than just a job. It's a lifestyle!"

Nadia Lamaani

Training Assistant - The Money House

"A wise man once said the best thing money can buy is financial freedom".

Tekisha Henry

Training Assistant - The Money House

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” - Haruki Murakami

Eloise Cook

Training Assistant - The Money House

"If you want to be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting".

Jade Edwards

Partnership Manager - The Money House

“ The same way every acorn has the essence of a tree, you have the essence of success".

Seraye Delnissaw

Project Coordinator - The Money House

“Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.” —Frank A. Clark

Andrew Corley

Evaluation Manager

'The most valuable commodity I know of is information'

Nathan Webster

Fundraising Officer

“The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.”

John Garman

Business Development Officer

"Is the juice worth the squeeze?"

Reece Whyte

Communications Executive (Creative & Digital)

"Save money, and money will save you!"

Naomi Darling

Communications Executive (Partnerships)

"If money is the sea, learn to ride the waves".

Jade Jennings

Partnership Manager

“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” - Dave Ramsey

Barry Challis

Office and IT Administrator

“The best things in life are free".

Linda De Abreu

Finance & HR Officer

KJP, Chair of H&M, one of the world’s largest fashion companies, supporting engagement with and offering opportunity to MyBnk programme participants.

Karl-Johan Persson

Patron

Former Chair of Trustees to MyBnk, Beatrice has been the Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Investor AB and of Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M since 2005.

Beatrice Engstrom-Bondy

Patron

Michael Norton OBE is the Honorary Director, Trustee of CIVA and a long standing patron of MyBnk.

Michael Norton OBE

Patron

"MyBnk is about giving future generations financial freedom, work readiness and a better quality of life."

Lily Lapenna-Huda MBE

Patron

"We are looking at the first generation in living memory that is expected to be poorer than their parents. MyBnk can solve this."

Asesh Sarkar

Chair

"Sound financial literacy for young people is crucial in helping them build a successful future. This is why I am proud to be a Trustee at MyBnk."

Peter Heneghan

Trustee

"I love the fact that the young, vibrant, energetic MyBnk team care enough to dedicate themselves to helping other young people."

Maggie Morrissey

Trustee

"MyBnk is unique not only in its work but its ability to reach out to young people and educate them at their level."

Viral Kataria

Trustee

"MyBnk has found a way to make these essential life skills simple to understand and fun."

Karim Kefi

Trustee

Simona is currently Managing Director at BlackRock in London.

Simona Paravani-Mellinghoff

Trustee

Olamide Majekodunmi is the founder of All Things Money, a personal finance platform that shares a wide range of personal finance tips and information to help young adults financially survive adulthood.

Olamide Majekodunmi

Trustee

Carol is Chief Operations Officer at The Investing and Saving Alliance.

Carol Knight

Trustee

Supporting MyBnk with a strategic three-year partnership.

Compare the Market

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

The Money House

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

The Berkeley Charitable Foundation

The Money House

Supporting The Money House project to help young people moving into independent living.

Pimco

Supporting MyBnk in the South-East, London and the Isle of Man to deliver financial education to young people.

Quilter PLC

Expansion

Supporting MyBnk’s operations, key functions of delivery and evaluation, allowing us to deliver effective financial education to young people.

Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy

Delivery - London

The Centre for Financial Capability

Primary

Supporting the expansion and delivery of MyBnk programmes to vulnerable young adults in Scotland.

Hymans Robertson

Delivery - Scotland

Supporting MyBnk delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young adults in London.

City Bridge Trust

Delivery - London

Supporting our Money Twist KS5 programme and development of a female finance programme.

M&G plc

Core funding to ensure impact and delivery of financial education.

Garfield Weston Foundation

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

The Hiscox Foundation

Supporting the expansion and delivery of MyBnk programmes to vulnerable young adults in Scotland.

Robertson Trust

Supporting MyBnk's homelessness prevention work and a webcast for young people.

SGN

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

Man Group

Core operations

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

Twenty84

Supporting the delivery of Money Works to vulnerable young people nationwide.

The Taylor Family Foundation

Go Henry

Supporting MyBnk's work with young adults.

Building Societies Association

Supporting the delivery of financial education to primary school pupils.

Kusuma

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

Share Gift

Funding the delivery of a thought leadership piece.

Trust for London

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

Texel Foundation

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

ISIO

Supporting MyBnk's work with young adults in the North West.

North West Young People's Development Trust

Supporting delivery of Money Works to young adults.

Aviva

Supporting our core functions to enable our delivery of financial education to young people.

The Swire Charitable Trust

Interactive Investor