Find out more about the people and staff that work for the Disability Resource Centre
Chief Executive and Company Secretary
Louise has a strong leadership and senior management background in the public and third sectors working at national, regional and local levels. She has been DRC’s Chief Executive since 2005 and has overseen the organisation’s continued growth and development.
‘DRC is a great organisation with strong social values which align with my own. The staff team are incredibly loyal and dedicated and I’m extremely proud of the great work they do to improve the lives of disabled people.’
Samina has been the Executive Assistant to the CEO at DRC for over 4 years. Her role involves supporting the work of DRC at the most senior level, supporting the Board of Directors’ meetings and other staff meetings, minute-taking, arranging appointments, preparing reports, and supporting the HR function.
‘I love working here. There’s never a dull day in the office here at DRC.’
Head of Fundraising and Partnerships
Steve has over 18 years’ experience working in the charity sector in fundraising for both national and local charities. Steve has worked at DRC since January 2017 leads on the income generation and marketing priorities for the charity.
‘I love the people at DRC, both the disabled people we support and my colleagues, they are so inspirational and passionate about improving the lives of disabled people – it is a joy to work with them!’
Fundraising and Marketing Manager
Sarah has worked at DRC since March 2017, securing funding for DRC’s many services and helping to raise the profile of the charity and its marketing objectives. Sarah has worked for 8 years in the Fundraising and Marketing sectors, working for various charities across the Midlands.
‘I love working for DRC because my colleagues are all so passionate and inspired by our cause. It’s great to work with like-minded people who want to make a difference.’
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As part of her role, Kay undertakes multiple administrative duties to enable the smooth running of DRC’s office/services. Kay has over 25 years’ experience of working in customer facing and administrative roles.
‘DRC employs caring and efficient staff and I am proud to be part of a team that has such positive effects on clients’ lives.’
Service Manager -Employment and Training
Ambreen is responsible for all of our employment and training programmes and services at DRC. Ambreen has 14 years experience in delivering and managing employment and training projects and public sector programmes to disabled people and those with mental ill health including 8 years senior management experience. Ambreen also has a degree in psychology and a diploma in counselling and psychotherapy and has a special interest in strategic planning, contract mobilisation and health and wellbeing.
I have a person centred approach to work, and I enjoy developing strategies to overcome project obstacles