THE FACEWORK TEAM
Stephen founded and established Facework in 2016 working first for 2 years with excluded young people co-designing the content.
Stephen is a is a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and over the last 25 years has held CEO positions in 3 separate Not-for-Profit international NGOs.
Born and brought up in India and Nepal, Stephen has a passion for ensuring that the Facework programme is adapted for use globally.
Stephen is a company director of Facework.
Jim is a highly regarded educationalist and programme development expert working mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Jim's work focuses on collaborating with learners, educators and others within the wider learning ecosystem to build and implement compelling learning experiences that engage, inspire and empower.
Facework HH Hub Manager
Laura works in London in managing the Facework Hatcham House Community Workhub.
She is passionate about helping other young people discover their strengths and has established her own employment training programme called 'SEED' which utilises social media to engage others.
Tim has led organisations in the not-for-profit sector for many years and has a wide range of experience in working at CEO and senior levels within the corporate, education and social purpose sectors.
Tim specialises in organisational leadership and strategy, people development and communications. He is an accredited mediator and leadership coach.
Tim is passionate about bringing the best out of people and has worked on the Facework programme in the UK since its inception. In 2020 he worked with Stephen in training young people in the first Indian Facework chapter.
Sanjogita with her work experience of two decades has contributed in building the capacity of vocational trainers while counselling and training youth to develop their Employability and Life Skills.
Sanjogita has promoted the STEPS framework and Activity Based Learning for the last 5 years across various states in India reaching over 10,000 students.
Sanjogita is an engineer with a Master's degree in Management from Xavier's Institute of Management (XIMB).
N.India Programmes Lead
Moa has worked for Hewlett Packard India before establishing a successful social enterprise in his home town of Kalimpong. Moa has a vision to help young people establish their own social and commercial enterprises.
Moa oversaw the first Facework pilot working with over 250 students in Nagaland, West Bengal, and Sikkim
Anupriya has worked in the Social Sector for the past five years, with special focus on children.
She is currently pursuing her PhD in English Literature. With a vision to supplement and transform the current scenario, she works with the goal to explore, create and be a part of developing better avenues for education that can help achieve a measurable social impact.
Anupriya was involved in testing the Facework resources in Delhi with local young people.
FACEWORK ADVISORY BOARD
Tom is the reason why Facework exists. The author of the STEPS programme he originally invited Stephen to join him on a training programme in India in 2015. Since then he has generously supported the team both in the UK and India, providing advice and encouragement all the while developing the Worktree charity in Milton Keynes, UK
Dr Orlanda Ruthven
Orlanda holds a doctoral degree in international development at the University of Oxford and currently works in India for organisations dedicated to improving working conditions in the workplace. She has worked in the area of skills training and labour rights.
Dr Matt Overd
Matt has considerable experience of leading both youth and humanitarian organisations and has helped Facework build its Theory of Change model. He is passionate about helping organisations become more efficient and impactful.
Greg is a lawyer with over 20 years’ senior experience working with businesses and supporting their brands around the world including in India.
He is passionate about challenging the norms and unlocking individual potential, through creativity and collaboration.
Liane has over 30 years experience in the career development field as a coach, trainer, university lecturer and author. She is co-author of Creative Career Coaching (Routledge 2019), a best-selling book for career practitioners and works with organisations worldwide to strengthen the confidence and skills of their practitioners.
Liane is passionate about the potential impact of career conversations that use creative, compassionate and whole-brain approaches. She continues to run her own career coaching and supervision practice.
James work spans a number of areas: economic development demand and benefits analysis, planning and development strategy (viability, delivery, funding etc), and business case development. Most recently he has been involved with a number of Levelling Up Fund projects around the UK . He is specifically engaged in supporting Facework develop the Hatch Local model of community Work -hubs in a post-covid world,