About Us

We do things a bit differently, and that's the way we like it!

Executive Directors

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Otis Thomas

Our Business Development Director and Community Value organisational lead. Otis is a freelance mentor, youth worker and support worker of 15 years. He holds professional qualifications and training in mentoring and business. His strengths lie in project management, leadership and management, mentoring, events management and marketing and promotions. His key interests for the business are Developing & Maintaining Businesses set up to benefit the African & African Diaspora Community in regards to Health, Education, and General Business & Community.

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Angeli Sweeney

Our Education and Finance Director and organisational lead. Angeli is a Senior Youth Work Project Manager of 20 years, holding professional qualifications and training in Community and Youth work, Coaching and Leadership and Management. Her strengths are project management, group work and facilitation, public speaking and coaching and mentoring. Her key interests for the business are (culturally specific) community and youth development and strategic cross working which streamlines community aims and objectives to create synergy across the BGM VSCE sector, in the first instance.

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Luke Kelly

Our Health and Community Director and organisational lead. Luke is a Youth Mentor/Youth Worker, working with children Missing in Education (CME), and is currently training to become a professional counsellor. His strengths lie in Community and Youth Work practice, public presentations, and he holds a deep understanding of the community and Pan Africanism. His key interests for the business are creating Health and Community Networks, hub/building for the BGM community and working strategically with the VSCE sector.

Committee members:

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Meatta Kromah

Education and Community pillar, leading on Baobab circle and Home Schooling.

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Alexandra Leach

Community and Health (and Wellbeing) pillar, leading on social media and event management.

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Kamilah Francis

Business and Health (and Wellbeing) pillar.