Our people

Mike Rich

Mike Rich

Chief Executive

After a year at Barnet Carers, Mike feels like he has just got his feet under the table having started work in March 2018. He has had a long career in the voluntary sector working in fields such as childcare and health. He has 4 children and is an avid Spurs supporter.

 

Maivel Rodriguez Lopez

Maivel Rodriguez Lopez

Head of Carers Services

Maivel has been at Barnet Carers Centre since 2015 and provides leadership to both our Adult and Young Carers Teams.  She is currently on maternity leave and we are looking forward to her return in 2020!

Paul Simons

Paul Simons

Adult Carers Team Leader

Paul Simons leads, supervises and supports a fantastic team who work effortlessly to ensure that adult carers living in Barnet receive the support that they require and that their voices are heard. When not at work he enjoys a cheesy West End musical!

Rebecca Prangley

Rebecca Prangley

Young Carers Team Leader

When Becky is not working you can find her on the tennis court.  She represented Middlesex County at junior and senior level and was part of the London Borough of Barnet tennis team and has a CCA (level 4) coaching qualification.

Donia Arnall

Donia Arnall

Care Manager (CHSS)

Donia started working at BCASS (which merged with BCC) over 18 years ago as a Support Worker.  She now manages the Home Care Team which she thoroughly enjoys. She is an animal lover and in her spare time likes to go on long walks with her dog and also enjoys keeping fit.

Roopa Vyas-Smith

Roopa Vyas-Smith

Human Resources Manager

Roopa has worked in the voluntary sector for 10 years and has a great passion for people.  The centre has been an excellent  training ground for her HR skills and experience.  In her spare time she enjoys travel, music and quality time with loved ones.

Mojisola Onikoyi

Mojisola Onikoyi

Finance Manager

Moji has been a Finance Manager for over 15 years and predominantly worked in not-for profit organisations and local authorities
Her interests include reading sci-fi, swimming and pumping a few weights when she can!

Rhonda Oliver

Rhonda Oliver

Senior Administrator

Rhonda joined Barnet Carers Centre in April 2018 and is a Carer for her mother who was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia.  She has a degree in Microbiology having worked in several organisations and then made a career change into publishing.

Olayide Ajibawo

Olayide Ajibawo

Adult Carers Support & Outreach Officer

Ola  joined the Adult Carers Team in September 2017. She has really enjoyed her 18 months with the BCC family. When not at work she enjoys cooking and visiting restaurants.

Julia Conrado

Julia Conrado

Adult Carers Support & Outreach Officer

Julia started working for the Adult Carers team in July 2018 and tries to apply her previous knowledge as a Psychologist to provide our carers with both sympathetic and approachable support. Her passion in life is to travel around the world with her camera.

Killian Enjuba

Killian Enjuba

Adult Carers Support & Outreach Officer

Killian joined BCC in 2018 and has quickly settled down to his role. He is compassionate, tolerant and empathetic and loves his job valuing the positive effects his efforts are having on Adult Carers and their families.

Keely Dunning

Keely Dunning

Deputy Young Carers Team Leader

Keely has been working with BYCAS for almost three years and is very passionate about making sure Young Carers have access to equal opportunities. When she’s not at work, she  will be at home cuddled up with her dog Peggy!

Lauren Mills

Lauren Mills

Young Carers Support & Outreach Officer

Lauren has a Level 3 Diploma and 6 years of experience suporting young people She also has first-hand experience of being an informal carer which helps her to relate, understand and empathise with carers. Favourite sports are swimming and football.

Mary Harris-Mayes

Mary Harris-Mayes

Young Carers Support & Activites Officer

Mary manages the Hubs and Activities project, which provides young carers with the opportunity to have fun, try new things and make friends.
She is passionate about helping vulnerable children reach their full potential and her hobbies include music festivals and motorbikes.

Isabelle Von Oppen

Isabelle Von Oppen

Primary Young Carers Support Worker

Isabelle is part of the Young Carers Team and works as a support and outreach officer. Her role focuses on coordinating the emotional and academic support and delivery that the centre offers to young carers.

Emma Parfitt

Emma Parfitt

Changes Coordinator

Emma work on the BYCAS team supporting the young carers who are registered with the centre. Her main focus is to support them with their well being and education. Emma is bilingual, speaking both Swedish and English and would like to learn photography.

Gerri Byrne

Gerri Byrne

Deputy Care Manager

Gerri started working at BCASS in 2008 as a PCA and is now our Deputy Care Manager. She is a people person and enjoys her work to support Carers in Barnet. She is a typical Leo so if you happen to meet Gerri, dont be surprised by her hair colour Purple being the favourite!

Gloria Konadu-Boateng

Gloria Konadu-Boateng

Care Coordinator

Gloria has been a PCA for 12 years and is currently one of our Care Co-ordinators. What gets her up every morning and wanting to go to work is knowing there will be someone whom she will be able to support to make their day a bit easier.  She goes to the gym in her free time and likes to eat healthily.

Sara Hannuna

Sara Hannuna

Care Coordinator

Sara has worked as a PCA for 9 years and is now a Care Coordinator. She has experience of working with a wide range of people with varying ages and needs. Sara is a  mum of two young children and loves getting out and about together doing fun things!

Romana Ait Idir

Romana Ait Idir

HR Coordinator

Romana joined BCC in 2017 as an HR generalist and is leading recruitment within Home Care. Outside of work her 4 years old twins keep her busy. She is a globe trotter orginally from France, spent 3 years Australia and has been in London for 4 years. She loves discovering new cultures & cooking recipes from around the world.

Moses Lam-Ayiko

Moses Lam-Ayiko

Senior Finance Officer

Moses joined BCC in 2014 and although a long daily commute from his home he continues to enjoy his professional work with great team members staff. Moses has several years of experience in a variety of finance departments but has appreciated learning about the work BCC does with Carers. He considers BCC to be his second home!

Jon Cohen

Jon Cohen

Finance Officer

Jon has been part of the Finance Team at Barnet Carers Centre for almost a decade previously part of BCASS. He is happy to be supporting in some small way the incredible work carried out by the Centre. Outside of work he enjoys movies and writing.
Fatime Osmani

Fatime Osmani

Reception Admin Assistant

Fatime started with BCC as a Volunteer and has been working at the centre for almost 4 years now.

Ezhil Varatharasan

Ezhil Varatharasan

Volunteer Recruitment Assistant

Ezhil started volunteering within our HR team in 2018 and has recently joined our staff in a role to recruit and support volunteers for our organisation. She is the newest member of our team but has fitted in so well and is enjoying her role!

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