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.
Diane Diamond, Volunteering Services Co-ordinator
Email Diane | 0208 315 1930
With the support of a team of dedicated volunteers, Diane delivers the Volunteering Service. She has 19 years of experience in her current and similar roles, gaining significant knowledge in supporting individuals wanting to volunteer, volunteer management issues and the development of volunteering strategies.
Working with local, regional and national organisations delivering services in the London Borough of Bromley, the Volunteering Service offers an on-line volunteer recruitment tool used widely by local residents searching for volunteering. The Service also offers the opportunity for local residents to receive one-to-one support to help identify the most appropriate volunteering opportunities to meet their skills, knowledge and ambitions.
Through workshops, information sessions and one-to-one discussions, Diane supports local volunteer involving organisations to build robust volunteer programmes by looking at volunteer recruitment, retention, management and supervision.
To have a read of Diane's 'Meet the Team' feature interview, click here.
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.
Hugh Stultz, Health and Wellbeing Transformation Project Co-ordinator
Email Hugh | 0208 315 1909
Hugh joined Community Links Bromley in August 2020 as Project Coordinator for The London VCSE Health and Wellbeing Transformation Project. Previous roles include Policy and Learning Officer at the National Lotteries Community Fund and Grants Programme manager for Southwark Children’s Services. More recently, Hugh worked for Age UK Westminster as a Fundraising Coordinator and helped raise over £120k for their Covid-19 response. Hugh has a diverse range of experience working with community organisations in a capacity development role.
Alex Doust, Office Manager
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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 provides support in the maintenance and management of CLB's website and digital platforms, as of September 2020.