Meet The Team

The Management Board

The work of MEC is overseen is by a management board chaired by Councillor Julia Rostron and made up of Trustees from the public, private, voluntary and community sectors. The Board meets four times a year and contributes to the organisation’s annual business plan, as well as scrutinising MEC’s project programme and finances.

Staff

The Director, Projects Manager and Partnership Liaison Officer are Middlesbrough Council employees seconded in to manage the Charity whilst the rest of the team are employed directly by MEC to lead and support projects.

Brian Simpson – Director
Diane Hatfield – Finance and Admin. Manager
Margaret Tonkin – Partnership Liaison Officer

Dave Rooks
– Active Travel Team Leader / Bikeability
Rachael Proud – Active Travel Team Leader / Pedestrian Training
Dan Gill – Active Travel Trainer

Maria Jowers – Cycle Centre Receptionist

Val Lambert – Health Projects Manager
Joe Dunne – Food Partnership Manager
Jayne Robinson – Sustainable Living Trainer
Carolyn Hill – Sustainable Living Trainer
Janet Hodgson – Sustainable Living Trainer
Sandra Hickey – Healthy Cooking Assistant
Rebecca Robson – Eco Shop Assistant

Sarah Lattaway – CommUNITY Actions Co-ordinator

Mike O’ Reilly – Climate Action Middlesbrough Co-Ordinator
Lesley Lowe – Sustainable Living Trainer
Kim Baines – Sustainable Living Trainer
Jonathan Hinley – Sustainable Living Trainer

Matt Blackburn – Affordable Warmth Administrator
Sue Bennett – Affordable Warmth Advisor
Wendy Temple
– Affordable Warmth Advisor
Tracey Harvey – Affordable Warmth Advisor

Nicky Morgan – Outdoor Activity Officer / Forest Schools Officer
Emily McGregor
– Outdoor Activity Officer

James Stubbs – One Planet Pioneer Project Officer
David Scriven – One Planet Pioneer Project Officer

Casper Scallen – Green Shoots Project Officer

Philip Russell – Social Media Administrator