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Docklands Youth Centre, 31 Brigstocke Rd, St Paul's, Bristol, BS2 8UF


07566 244788

Meet the team.

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Amy Perrin

Megan Walker

Lucy Norris

CEO / Founder

Head of Operations


Meet our trustees.


Elizabeth Raffle

Richard became Chair of the Trustees of the Marmalade Trust in May 2020. Richard has more than 30 years' experience working with charities and social enterprises. He spent 25 years as co-founder and CEO of Motivation, a UK-based charity providing wheelchairs for people with disabilities in low-income countries. Richard currently works as a consultant in international development and in the UK charity sector.


Matthew Areskog

Matthew joined the Board in September 2020 and is passionate about our vision. Matthew believes in encouraging more conversations with loneliness as part of everyday life without shame or stigma. Matthew has worked in the health and social care sector across the South West for over 15 years and has lived in East Bristol most of this time. Matthew brings experience in community engagement, health promotion, strategy, operations and volunteering and is really keen to ensure services are inclusive for everyone.


Sam Whatley

Sam joined our Board in August 2020, having supported us for many years. He describes Marmalade Trust as a brilliant example of “what can happen when one person is prepared to go all out to make their vision a reality”. Sam has lived in the West Country most of his life, he is a qualified finance professional and has worked in a variety of commercial roles before moving into consultancy. He brings experience of business and commercial strategy, as well as governance and compliance. His focus is on providing a secure, stable business platform to enable the vision of Marmalade Trust to be fully realised.

Rebecca Purchase

Rebecca joined our Board in September 2020. Rebecca is a qualified Solicitor who specialises in Wills and Probate. She is a full member of the Society for Trusts and Estates Practitioners and Solicitors for the Elderly. Professionally, she deals with a number of vulnerable and elderly clients which is how she became aware of Marmalade Trust.   Rebecca has been actively fundraising and supporting Marmalade Trust since 2014. Rebecca is also a member of Bristol Junior Chamber where she held the role of Social Chair from 2015 to 2017 and 2019 to 2020.