Our Team

Our staff team

Jennie White, CEO, jennie.white@leveltrust.org

Husna Rasul, Shops Manager, husna.rasul@leveltrust.org

Tina Edwards, Deputy CEO, Tina.edwards@leveltrust.org

Neil O’Hara, Compliance and Administration Manager, neil.ohara@leveltrust.org

Kim Ansell Uniform Exchange Shift Supervisor, kim.ansell@leveltrust.org

Gabi Sampson, Schools Project Worker, gabi.sampson@leveltrust.org

Our trustee board

Francis Steer, Chair of Trustees

Suzanne Spicer, Treasurer

Altaf Hussain, Trustee

Altaf is the Principal and CEO of Luton Sixth Form College, the oldest and one of the largest and best specialist sixth form colleges in the country supporting the dreams of over three thousand highly ambitious young professionals.   
 
Altaf is convinced the future UK Prime Minister will come from Luton Sixth Form College – you read it here first!

Chris Curtis, Trustee

Chris is the Chief Executive of Youthscape, a national youth charity based in Luton. His work has focused on supporting young people’s development in areas like mental and emotional wellbeing. In his spare time he’s a bit of a Mac nerd and a member of The Magic Circle.

Mostaque Koyes, Trustee

Claire Abji, Trustee

Claire is an Equality Diversity and Inclusion activist and changemaker and is the co-founder of Unheard Luton, a community creative arts and wellness project for marginalised people living in Luton and the surrounding areas. She’s committed to working intersectionally, being an ally to unheard communities and climate crisis education, her aim is to be the most impactful equity technologist on the planet.

Susan Lousada, Trustee

Susan has given considerable voluntary service as Chair and then Vice President of Bedfordshire NSPCC and as an advisor to the Senior Management Team, and is also a Trustee of the Heart Academies Trust in Bedford and a Governor of Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School. She is also a Deputy Lieutenant for Bedfordshire and supports the Lord Lieutenant in carrying out her functions as her Majesty The Queen‘s representative in the county. 

Bina Briggs, Trustee

Sufian Sadiq, Trustee

Sufian Sadiqis the Director of Teaching School at Chiltern Learning Trust, with responsibility for overseeing two regional Hub areas in the South East of England. Chiltern Teaching School are one of the largest providers of CPD to the sector nationally. He is a passionate activist within the educational landscape around race, equity and inclusion. He is a Fellow and Board Member of the Chartered College of Teaching, as well as a Fellow for the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors. He plays an active role in numerous charitable organisations as a Trustee and also holds key governance roles within educational organisations.

Anisah Akthar, Trustee

PR, Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator, Luton Sixth Form College
Turning our impossible into the possible  and our dreams into plans.

As a team we…

  • are committed to true partnership working, believing it brings about the best results
  • treat all people, especially those affected by poverty, with the utmost dignity
  • believe that all children deserve to be safe, happy and have fun, and try to have fun ourselves
  • are generous and give other people the best of what we have to offer
  • are passionate about Luton, enjoy all its great attributes and see our work as contributing towards making it even better
Theresa’s Story
One of our Link Workers, Theresa, has seen the difference a new coat makes to a child: “A little boy came up to me recently while I was on lunch duty to show me his new reversible coat, which he got with a Level Trust coat gift card. He was so proud. “We are supporting...

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