Centre Team


Our Patron Caroline Lucas MP

Our Patron – Caroline Lucas MP

Caroline Lucas is a politician and member of the Green Party of England and Wales. She has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Pavillion since 2010, when she became the UK’s first Green Party MP and was re-elected in the 2015 general election.

Known as a passionate campaigner across a broad range of issues. We are proud to have Caroline as our Patron.


The Carers Centre is run by a Board of Trustees of local volunteers, most of whom are or have been carers.  If you think you have skills or expertise that would be useful to our Board, please contact the Centre Director.

Chris Lau (Director)

Sarah Davis (Administrator)

Dan Wilkinson (Volunteer Co-ordinator)

Steve Castellari (Carers Engagement Worker)

Adult Carers Team

Pam Windsor (Adult Carers Team Manager)

Sarah Hirchfield (Primary Care Carers Worker)

Nicola Lytle (Support & Outreach Worker)

Sara Padhiar-Tutton (Support & Outreach Worker)

Liz Gough (Support & Outreach Worker)

Steve Hinton (Support & Outreach Worker – Armed Forces)

Peter Gill (Support & Outreach Worker)

Charlotte Snell (Employer Lead)

Young Carers Team

Tom Lambert (Young Carers Team Manager)

Ruth Sullivan (6 – 12s Support and Outreach Worker)

Paula Melis (Teens Support and Outreach Worker)

Lizzie Hovard (Schools Worker)

Tamsin Otto (Sports Worker)

Katie Shortt (Young Carers Lead – Front Door for Families)

Office Volunteers

Michael Stubbings



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