Meet the WE staff team
We are a small and determined team who work hard to achieve the aims of the Party. We consider ourselves lucky to work alongside an army of volunteers who support us with everything from video-editing and website development to branch building and election planning. Find out more about volunteering with central office.
Cath Smith, Head of Campaigns
Cath leads on our national campaigns and elections. She is passionate about getting WEP representatives elected and driving change at a local and national level.
Erin Mansell, Political Researcher and Advisor
Erin provides support and advice to the leader of the Party and other spokespeople, oversees the Party's political engagement strategy, and researches developing policy areas.
Hannah Peaker, Chief of Staff
Hannah is responsible for operationalising the Party's strategy, managing the central office team and is the Leader's right-hand woman.
Lorraine Roberts, Interim Director of Finance and Operations.
Lorraine is an independent management consultant covering the post of Director of Finance and Operations at WE while conducting a series of organisational governance reviews for the party.
Amy Killen, Election Coordinator
Amy has been involved with the Party since 2015, serving as the Lewisham Branch Leader for a year. She has now brought her expertise on running local elections to our central office, where she oversees elections across the party's branches.
Adela Ryle, Press Coordinator
Adela develops the party's relationship with national and local press and oversees its reactive presence on social media, as well as generating communications around the party's longer term policies and campaigns. She also works with local branches, providing communications support and advice.
Eleanor Leone, Administrative Officer
Eleanor is the front of house for the party, ensuring that visitors, enquiries and volunteers get to the right place. She also does finance and branch admin, manages our volunteer system and handles bookings and travel and oversees the day to day running of the office to make sure the party's work goes as smoothly as possible.
Aimee Williams-Maynard, Members and Supporters Officer
Aimee is the members and supporters officer. She manages the day-to-day work of recruiting, engaging and retaining the party's members and supporters and responding to member enquiries and requests.
Alice Larden, Director of Fundraising and Supporters
Alice leads on fundraising for the Party, raising income from a number of channels to ensure the Party can deliver its key aims and activities. She also ensures that all members and supporters of the Party feel valued, included and inspired by our work.
Jess Gelsthorpe, Fundraising and Events Coordinator
Helena Moody, Digital Communications Coordinator
Helena is responsible for the party’s digital communications including the paid and organic social media strategy, website maintenance, email schedule and content design. She is passionate about building our online profile to raise awareness and drive interest in the party.