Charlotte Benstead

Charlotte Benstead

Chief Executive of Creation Trust

Charlotte has been employed by the Trust since January 2011. Her role is to manage the organization efficiently, effectively and to budget. She looks at the business with a strategic eye and implements the business plan. As well as managing the whole team she takes direct responsibility for all finances, youth programmes, work with the regeneration team, the board of trustees, leaseholders & key external relationships.

Charlotte@creationtrust.org
02077038923

Sarah McCarthy

Sarah McCarthy

Communications and Engagement Manager

Sarah oversees the Resident Support team, who work with vulnerable residents on the estate. She also manages the Community Team and all our communications and some events. She edits the Echo magazine and ensures that residents can find out about all the opportunities in the local area.

sarah@creationtrust.org
02077038923

Patrischia Warmington

Patrischia Warmington

Operations Director, SE17Working

Patrischia is in charge of one of our major work themes – tackling worklessness. She oversees a large budget for projects and direct delivery of our Fast Track to Employment programme. Patrischia works closely with the funder L&Q and will be looking at how we can improve opportunities for residents to be involved in the Construction industry. The project has its own website and partnership of local organizations SE17working. She is also developing our Adult learning programme.

Patrischia@creationtrust.org
02077038923

Dambile Nkunika

Dambile Nkunika

Resident Support Officer

Dambile is our full time Resident Support Officer, she works alongside Natasha sharing the caseload of active phase residents and supports leaseholders. "I have experience in Housing and Health and Social Care, having worked in Supported Housing for four years, and prior to that in Domiciliary Care for six years. I have worked with both the elderly and the youth through Supporting People projects and I thoroughly enjoy working with people."

Dambile@creationtrust.org

07969 497 070
02077038923

Nils Bendle

Nils Bendle

Employment Advisor (Worklessness)

I have been working in recruitment of different types for the past 9 years, starting off in pharmaceutical recruitment and then moving into green energy recruitment. For the past 5 years I have been working in welfare to work in different sectors; long term unemployed, employment for people with some form of disability and employment for young people. I am now working here at Creation Trust as an Employment Advisor helping people find work that will hopefully improve their personal situations.

Nils@creationtrust.org
02077038923

Natasha Beattie

Natasha Beattie

Resident Case Worker

Natasha has lots of experience working with the elderly, she now works with residents on the estate who are experiencing some kind of difficulty, including older people who are having to find new homes as a result of the regeneration programme. "My career started in Domiciliary care over 20 years ago, moving quickly into care management for the over 55’s and includes working with incarcerated prisoners. My passion lies with working with people to make a difference in their lives and I believe my role as Resident Caseworker enables me to continue delivering support and advocacy to those who need it. I feel great satisfaction from my work and the challenges it brings daily."

Natasha@creationtrust.org
02077038923

07969 504 918
Natasha works Wednesday - Friday

Giuseppe Grauso

Giuseppe Grauso

Worklessness Programme Support Officer

I have been working in the charity sector since I arrived in London from Naples, almost 2 years ago. In that time, I have worked with migrants and young people from disadvantaged areas and I am now working at Creation Trust as Support Officer helping people from the Aylesbury Estate to find jobs which will improve their lives.

giuseppe@creationtrust.org
02077038923

Ale Teixido

Ale Teixido

Bookings for the Giraffe House

Ale arrived from Chile three years ago, since then has worked for Burgess Sports, organising the after school and very popular holiday camps. She is now also helping Creation Trust to run The Giraffe House. If you want to organise an activity or book a room or a desk, contact Ale. ale@creationtrust.org
07792377472

Vernon Neve-Dunn

Vernon Neve-Dunn

Sports Development Officer

Vernon joined the Creation Team in April 2015. Funded by the Football Foundation, Vernon will be developing activities on the estate based MUGA's and working closely with the local schools. When he isn't on the Estate he can usually be found in Burgess Park as Vernon is also the Chairman of Southwark Tigers Rugby club. Vernon works for Creation on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

vernon@creationtrust.org
02077038923