The Team

Trustees

Vicki Morris

Trustee

Penny Gane

Chair of Board of Trustees

Diane Bunyan

Trustee

Sophie Shirt

Trustee

Ifeoma Fox

Trustee

Clare Meraz

Vice Chair

Alison Pallett

Company Secretary

Nicky Norman

Trustee

Stephanie Poyntz

Treasurer

Our Staff

KATY TAYLOR
Director

Katy Taylor

Katy joined BWV in November 2020. She has worked in the violence against women & girls sector for 15+ years in practitioner, leadership and consultancy roles. She continues to provide independent consultancy in the specialist women's sector.

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KHAIRUN MIAH
Community Facilitator (Bangladeshi Women´s Health Project)

Khairun Miah

As well as working for BWV, Khairun is an interpreter, a Family Support Practitioner, a Reading Assistant, a Community Facilitator and a Voluntary Teacher for a Bristol Supplementary School.

BECKY WHITE
Operations Manager

Becky White

I'm excited to join BWV for the opportunity to help amplify the voices and experiences of the women of Bristol.! My background is in criminal justice, with roles in the public and third sector including Serious and Organised Crime at the Home Office, managing services for victims and witnesses with Victim Support and as an independent consultant. I have also just begun a PhD looking at victim participation at the International Criminal Court funded by the ESRC.

ABI FREATHY
Volunteer
(Administration & Projects)

Abi Freathy

Abi is currently working for a reproductive health charity and passionate about reproductive and sexual health rights. studied Gender and International Relations at Bristol University. enthusiastic about practicing yoga and tending to an ever growing plant nursery.

LAIILA DEGUER
Media & Communications Associate

Laiila Deguer

Radio and television producer. Feminist. Argentinian bilingual. Activist fighting inequality, safety and rights for women in Latin America. Activist for Abortion Law around the world. Body image activist. And in love with Bristol since 2019.

Rekha Rao-Nicholson Volunteer
(Bangladeshi Women´s Project)

Rekha Rao-Nicholson

Volunteer Bangladeshi women’s project

Professor of Management at the University of Essex.

SIAN SUMMERTON
Volunteer
(Administration)

SIAN SUMMERTON

Siân has been a volunteer for BWV since October 2020, supporting with various administrative tasks. Siân also works for a publicly-funded organisation called the Knowledge Transfer Network, where she delivers a number of international and development programmes on behalf of the UK government's innovation agency, Innovate UK, and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. She has an MA in French, Spanish and European Studies from Edinburgh University and an MSc in Poverty Reduction: Policy and Practice from SOAS University of London.

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