Who We Are

Our Team

DAN GREEN

DAN GREEN

Dan is the co-founder and Director of Bridges. He leads Bridges’ cultural exchange programs between the UK and the Middle East, as well as coordinating local initiatives and training in Bristol.

NIC HOPE

NIC HOPE

Nic is the Project Manager of b.friend, providing one-to-one support for asylum seekers and refugees through our amazing volunteers.

BUSHRA ALSAKKAF

BUSHRA ALSAKKAF

Bushra runs our programme of Bristol Welcome events and plays an invaluable supporting role with Middle East b.friend, Walk With Me and Cultural Training.

KAREN GREEN

KAREN GREEN

Karen is a co-founder of Bridges and runs the Middle East Befriend and Walk With Me programmes.

KATIE COLLIER

KATIE COLLIER

Katie is our Grants & Trusts Fundraiser. She helps us with funding applications and supporter relations.

MARK & SARAH EVANS

MARK & SARAH EVANS

Sarah and Mark are the Bridges representatives for Cardiff, Wales. They are also the visionaries behind Peace Feast!

ROSE CODNER

ROSE CODNER

Rose is our RefuLingua Project Manager and Office Administrator. She coordinates the Arabic tutoring programme and keeps us running smoothly.

ANGELA MACKMAN

ANGELA MACKMAN

Angie is our Craft Collective Coordinator, bringing together asylum seekers, refugees and local volunteers to create things – including face masks this year.

ANNA WRIGHT

ANNA WRIGHT

Anna is the Project Manager for Bristol Schools Linking, which brings children from different backgrounds together through classroom connections.

WALA ALBOUTI

WALA ALBOUTI

Wala is our RefuLingua Project Assistant (maternity cover), helping to develop teaching materials and liaising with our tutors.

JENNY FALCON OTERO

JENNY FALCON OTERO

Jenny is our Office Administrator (maternity cover), doing lots of important jobs behind the scenes to keep us running smoothly.

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