Our Team

Elly Heaton-Virgo

Angela Dodwell

Layla Hall

Chief Executive Officer

Elly has been working in or with the children’s and young people’s sector for nearly 20 years. Her experience includes front-line work, programme development, fundraising, communications and business development. She is passionate about developing opportunities for children and young people so that they can lead their best lives.

Elly is also a Trustee with a Women’s charity which supports victims of domestic abuse, and developed her strategic experience as the Chair of the Trustee Board.

Office Manager

Angela has worked in and with the voluntary sector in Ealing for over 15 years. She has a variety of experience including early childhood and family support and education, coordination and development of third-sector organisations and supporting small business development. She joined the Young Ealing Foundation from Ealing CVS in July 2018.

Membership Development Manager

Tanya Taylor

Marketing and Communications Officer

Our Trustees

Ashwin Desai

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Daniel Bentham

Daniel is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 13 years’ experience of leading innovation and transformational change within many challenging business environments. He is a successful leader with significant experience of developing new business strategies, defining organisational structures and delivering commercial success against challenging targets and market conditions. Daniel is committed to supporting young people and ensuring that they have every opportunity to develop their skills in order to succeed and thrive in life.

Elinor Parry-Jones

Elinor is an expert in recruitment management, specialising in Charity, Not for Profit and Corporate Social Responsibility recruitment. She has a wide range of HR experience and skills.

Ian Jenkins

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Janpal Basran

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Kelly Oyebola

Kelly is the owner of Acton-based Community Interest Company Potential Mentoring. Potential Mentoring work with Children and Young People at risk of social exclusion; offending, re-offending, gang membership, being expelled or excluded from Primary, Secondary School or College. Prior to this, Kelly spent over ten years in the probation service.

Matt Keane

Matt is a member of the grants team at our principle funder, John Lyon’s Charity. He has the specific remit to support the Young People’s Foundations in the John Lyon’s Beneficial Area. Matt has experience of local capacity building and community investment, having worked at two local authorities in the Beneficial Area. His background includes sport and physical activity development at local, regional and national levels.

He provides support and advice to the Board of Trustees in the governance of the Young Ealing Foundation as part of his role.

Peter Shears

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Paul Bradford

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Simon Edrich

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