The Employee Volunteering Team

We are a dedicated, passionate and committed team working to ensure the best possible service is provided to you across the UK.

  • Dewi Thomas
    Dewi Thomas
    Chief Executive Officer

    Dewi established Employee Volunteering CiC in 2007.  He started his career as an engineering officer with the Royal Air Force serving with the Chinook Force in Bosnia, Rwanda and Iraq. On leaving the RAF in 2004 he worked alongside the United Kingdom Sailing Academy in Cowes to restore Sir Francis Chichester’s historic yacht, Gypsy Moth IV, and organised the two year circumnavigation taking young people from disadvantaged backgrounds on various legs of the world voyage.  This was the inspiration behind establishing Employee Volunteering CiC as a Community Interest Company.

  • Stuart Forsyth
    Stuart Forsyth
    Commercial Director

    Stuart joined Employee Volunteering CiC in January 2012.  With a degree in electronic engineering, he started his career in electronic communications.  This led him to setting up a consultancy business specialising in communication systems which became the market leader in this field. Stuart now leads the Commercial team who manage our customer relationships and new business.

  • Gill Ormrod
    Gill Ormrod
    Senior Account Manager

    Gill joined Employee Volunteering CiC in 2009 as a Project Manager working with client and community organisations developing volunteering projects.  Her role has developed and now she is our Senior Account Manager, managing the day to day relationships with our clients.

  • Mike Elderton
    Mike Elderton
    Project Manager

    Mike joined Employee Volunteering CiC in May 2014. He works as part of the Communities Team finding great volunteering projects across the UK.

  • Jo Thomas
    Jo Thomas
    Project Manager

    Jo joined Employee Volunteering at the beginning in 2007. She started as the Finance Officer but now manages the relationships with community partners developing volunteering projects.

  • Tania Skinner
    Tania Skinner
    Account Manager

    Tania Joined Employee Volunteering as a Facilitator in 2008 helping to deliver many volunteering projects at a diverse range of charities on behalf of a number of our clients. With a BA (Hons) in Business Studies, Tania now has a more involved role as an Account and Event Manager coordinating volunteering programmes and managing relationships with our clients.

  • Lisa Mack
    Lisa Mack
    Project Manager

    Lisa joined the Communities team in 2015. She works with our community partners, identifying and developing great volunteering projects for our clients.

  • Anita Ashfield
    Anita Ashfield
    Project Manager

    Anita joined Employee Volunteering as a facilitator in 2015 to deliver many volunteering projects to a diverse range of beneficiaries, on behalf of a number of our clients. Since April 2016 Anita has worked in the Operations Team, with a wealth of training and Event Management experience she offers depth to the delivery and implementation of events.

  • Jo Creed
    Jo Creed
    Project Manager

    Jo initially joined Employee Volunteering as a project facilitator and recently moved to the role as a Project Manager within the Operations team.  With a BSc in Sports and Social Science and a previous career in conferences and events, Jo has relished the task of using her skill set to research and develop volunteering projects.