Christopher Evans, Chief Executive
Email Christopher | 0208 315 1903
Christopher joined Community Links Bromley (CLB) as Chief Executive in September 2019. He has extensive experience in strategic management having worked as Chief Officer at Basildon, Billericay and Wickford Council for Voluntary Service (BBWCVS) for nine years. Prior to this Christopher worked at senior management level at Citizens Advice, where he worked as Borough Director.
He has diverse experience of developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of customers, stakeholders and partners including local third sector organisations, private businesses and statutory agencies.
Fay Millen, Volunteer Development Manager
Email Fay | 0208 315 1930
Fay joined Community links Bromley as the Volunteer Development Manager in May 2022. Fay worked in the voluntary sector for over 20 years, most recently as a Team leader (Volunteer Development) at Citizens Advice Witness Service, and prior to that with Lewisham Local as the Volunteer Lead, and for 15 years working at the Volunteer Centre Lewisham (in various roles). Fay has extensive experience of supporting community organisations around all aspect of their Volunteer Management and supporting individuals who want to get involved in volunteering within their local community.
Stephen Smith, Funding and Development Officer
Email Stephen | 0208 315 1919
Steve joined Community Links Bromley in August 2020 as the Funding and Development Officer to add additional resources to help build the capacity of the borough’s voluntary sector. Steve has worked in the voluntary sector for the past 10 years, most recently as Partnerships and Policy Officer at Community Southwark and prior to that with the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS). Before becoming involved with the voluntary and community sector, Steve had a long and varied career in policy development in central Government.
To have a read of Steve's 'Meet the Team' feature interview, click here.
Tal Rosenzweig, Director of Voluntary Sector Collaboration & Partnerships (SE London ICS)
Email Tal | 07932 417076
Tal joined Community Links Bromley as Director of Voluntary Sector Engagement and Partnership in November 2022.
Having worked in a number of strategic and operational roles for 15 years within the Women’s Sector, Tal has vast experience in strategic leadership, partnership development and innovation. Tal has spent the last decade developing and leading cross-sector partnerships, bringing the expertise of the VCSE sector and the voices of the most marginalised, least-heard communities and groups into the heart of strategic processes, influence and shaping meaningful development, partnership and innovation.
Karyn Jones, MBLR Programme Manager
Email Karyn | 07512 334649
Karyn joined Mottingham Big Local Refocused in April 2023. Prior to joining us Karyn worked for over 30 years in the not for profit sector as a Chief Executive, Commissioner, Consultant and most recently as Business Development Manager for Citizens Advice in Hertfordshire. Karyn has been a volunteer Samaritan and served as a trustee specialising in income generation. At Mottingham Big Local Karyn will lead on strategic engagement, support the development and delivery of the Big Local Programme, facilitate a new small grants programme and work to create a sustainable legacy for Mottingham Big Local.
Gavin Maynard, MBLR Administrator and Project Support Officer
Email Gavin | 07593 443416
Gavin joined Mottingham Big Local Refocused in February 2023. Prior to joining us Gavin worked in the rail sector for 22 years as Service Delivery Manager, Operations Manager and Unit Manager. Recently Gavin has been volunteering in the local community whilst also studying and is Nebosh and Prince 2 Project Management qualified. At Mottingham Big Local Gavin will service and support meetings of the partnership board, maintain and MBLR mailing list, implement agreed communications plan, update the website as required and provide general operational and office support.
Alex Doust, Office Manager
Email Alex | 0208 315 1902
Alex joined Community Links Bromley as Office Manager in April 2018. Prior to joining us, Alex worked at Healthwatch Bromley and Lewisham as an Administrative Officer. Before her arrival to the UK from Venezuela, Alex worked at an American International School as an Administrative Assistant for ten years and as an Accounts Clerk at the British Council for seven years. Here at Community Links, Alex manages the office, as well as providing specific support for events, projects and the work of the Trustees. Alex also publishes the weekly e-bulletin and mangages CLB's social media alongside other colleagues.
Kathryn Mitchell, Web and Digital Assistant
Kathryn joined Community Links Bromley (CLB) in November 2018, after having volunteered as an Administrative Assistant at Citizens Advice Lewisham. She initially worked as CLB's Research and Project Support Assistant, providing administrative support for various projects, as well as undertaking research and collating reports to support the organisations projects and operations. In August 2019, Kathryn moved into the role of Communications Officer. She now manages CLB's website and digital platforms, as of September 2020.