Our management board is composed of the following members:
|Background and relevant experience
|Ali. F . Jabeen
|Ali has over 20 years in governance, having been a member of several boards as a volunteer trustee/director for several charities that support vulnerable families and their children. Her volunteer role as the Deputy Chair for Homestart Camden & Islington. She was also one of the founder members of the board of trustees, for Homestart London. A member of the ‘Camden Partnership for Educational Excellence’ decision making team and the Chair of the strategy group for the ‘Camden Parent Council’ . She specialises in Parenting Support in all its forms, has run her own practice to ensure the prominence of this type of support within communities. She has extensive knowledge on human rights, the rights of the child and family law. Ali is the operations manager of a specialist of advocacy provision for parents with learning disabilities and or learning difficulties (ESPP) for a charity called the Elfrida Society based in Islington. The ESPP is currently providing advocacy in all London boroughs, alongside referrals from various LA’s uk wide. Ali has extensive experience as an expert advocate herself, training and developing advocates. Her focus is on the strategic development of services for the most vulnerable in our communities.
|A Senior Financial Services Executive with over 20 years of global asset/wealth management /pensions and insurance experience, MBA,CAIA Qualified.
Deep expertise of building, evaluating and implementing investment/ product strategies, setting strategic asset allocations, manager search and selection across public and private assets through rigorous application of research, analytical , people and project skills.
An approachable, fair and decisive leader with strong experience in navigating complex negotiations and delivering results for the business.
I value ownership, accountability and have a passion for innovation, sustainability and continuous learning.
|Jess lives locally and joined Doorstep in 2023. She works for Streetwise Opera, an arts/homelessness charity where she supports with finance, operations, strategy and governance. She also holds volunteering roles with St Mungo’s and other local charities.
|Tsedey joined Doorstep in Oct 2022. She has worked in health and social care for over 20 years and is passionate about families experiencing homelessness.
|Celia joined Doorstep as a Trustee in October 2021. She is a solicitor who formerly worked in corporate tax law, before moving to the public sector. She lives locally to Doorstep in Northwest London.
|A Company Secretary by profession Lesley lives locally and joined Doorstep in 2018. She has been involved with a number of UK Charities and Committees in a fund raising and administrative capacity.
Founded in 1982 as the Adelaide Road Homeless Families Project to help 28 local families, Doorstep was renamed in 1989 when it moved to its present location in the basement of one of Camden’s largest hostels for homeless families.The name Doorstep was chosen to reflect the project’s accessibility Read more