Our Staff

All of our staff team at Springboard play a crucial role in enabling us to meet our goals and ambitions. They all play an essential role to ensure our strategic vision is put into practice and meets the needs of the children, young people and families we support.

Ben Burt Chief Executive Officer

Ben Portrait

Ben joined Springboard in 2017 having previously worked for London Youth, Barnardos and OPEN.  Ben has over 17 years working in the voluntary sector and has been involved in a number of exciting projects including a £12.1 million pound refurbishment to build a state of the art youth centre, large statutory contracts as well as having a history of delivering services to children and young people.

Ben is also an avid record collector and a huge fan of funk, soul and hip hop as well as enjoying locally roasted coffee.

Vickie Harvey Fundraising and Communications Manager

Vickie’s bio is coming shortly!

Luke Woodjetts Operations Manager

Luke joined Springboard in 2002 as a volunteer and has developed in the organisation to a support worker, officer and now manager. Luke is a trained teacher and has dedicated his life to working, support and making a difference to disabled children.

Luke is one of the biggest Harry Potter fans you are every likely to meet and is a regular to Comic-Con events.

Julia Syson Facilities and Customer Support Officer

Julia’s bio is coming shortly!

Amy Brewster-Brown Service Delivery Officer

Amy PortraitAmy joined Springboard in 2012 as a volunteer and has developed in the organisation to a support worker and now officer. During this time, Amy attended University gaining a Medical Genetics degree. Amy hopes to combine her degree with her experience working with Springboard to develop her career in Health Care Science.

Amy spends her free time either covered in mud on the rugby pitch or dusted with flour making delicious bakes for the team.

Lidy Hajnal Service Delivery Officer

Lidy PortraitLidy’s bio is coming soon, but we can tell you that we know she likes Tesla cars.                                  

Chris Huckstepp Customer Service Advisor

Chris PortraitChris’s bio is coming shortly!

Brooke Wright Service Delivery Assistant

Brooke Portrait

Brooke joined Springboard in 2014 as a volunteer and has progressed through the organisation to a support worker and now an Assistant. Brooke is currently working towards her Primary Education and Teaching Degree at University and is hoping to work as a SEND Teacher once she has completed her course.

Brooke spends most of her free time studying but does enjoy a good series on Netflix.