Find out more about our Senior Management Team
Neil Yates – Head of Development & Innovation
22 years professional experience across commercial, charitable and not for profit sectors. Professional knowledge of and skills in business development, fundraising, marketing, business accounting and programme management. Member (MCIOF) of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising since 2012.
Howard Jones – Head of Systems & Technology
18 years professional experience working in IT, managing project delivery in the construction, telecommunications, and public sector. PRINCE2 and ITIL qualified, member of the BCS. Experienced in delivering complex projects, managing technical teams, managing secure IT environments, and supporting/delivering complex IT environments involving Windows and Linux, virtualisation using Azure, Hyper-V and Oracle VM, and infrastructure including core switches, SANs, and WANs. History of charitable voluntary work, including as a Chair of Governors for Hillfields/Minerva School and as IT support for a foodbank.
Margaret Falcon – Head of Learning & Development
37 years professional experience across NHS and charitable/not for profit sectors. 20 of these years as a senior manager – Professional Knowledge in Teaching, Quality Assurance, Business Management. Member of the Social Care Wales (SCW) Register. Professional Leadership of learning and development of the mirus workforce at all levels and supporting staff to achieve the required qualifications required to be registered with SCW. Leading in succession planning programmes for aspiring managers.
Kat Angell – Finance & Admin Manager
A qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) with 15 years professional accounting experience across private and charitable / not for profit sectors. Registered as Corporate Appointee with DWP for Mirus-Wales. Professional skills, knowledge and leadership in the preparation of the charity’s financial statements along with giving professional guidance on the management of personal finances for vulnerable people.
Jamie Miles – HR Manager
23 years professional experience across local government, private and charitable/not for profit sectors within the field of Human Resources. Professional management of high performing and lean teams to achieve maximum business efficiencies across a wide range of areas involved with the field of Human Resources. Skills in employee retention and recruitment, sickness management, employee relations and collective agreements. Fostered strong relations with Universities and Colleges for placement and intern opportunities. Fellow membership of the CIPD awarding body held since 2010.
Chris Garlick – Health, Wellbeing & Engagement Manager
Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) professional with over 15 years’ experience working in HSW, housing, and food safety management roles across Local Authority, Commercial, and charitable/not for profit sectors. Professional skills and knowledge in H&S management and management systems, risk assessment, internal communications, ergonomics, mental health & wellbeing. GradIOSH Professional membership. Qualified Environmental Health Office with EHORB registration.