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Meet the team

Our staff team look after our day to day operations and our Directors govern the Trust in accordance with the Companies Acts.


For information about us and our work see our About Us page or download our information leaflet by clicking here.



The Trust Staff


Rick Harwood

Rick Harwood
Chief Executive


Gulzar Sharif Community Enterprise Manager

Gulzar Sharif
Deputy Chief Executive


Suzanne Longhurst FRICS

Property Manager


Jenny Magee

Administrative Assistant


Hammie Tappenden

SO14 Business Consultant



Alex Ivancevic

Community Organiser













The Directors



Professor Reg Ruel Chair

Professor Reg Ruel

Helen Jackson NHS - Southampton City Primary Care Trust

Helen Jackson
NHS – Southampton City
Primary Care Trust

Rob Cleaver Chief Executive Basepoint plc


Rob Cleaver
Company Director

Charlecote Investments Ltd.


Vilma Scott Confederation of African - Caribbean Organisations

Vilma Scott
Confederation of African -
Caribbean Organisations




Androulla Andreou

Chair, St Marys Traders Association

Latest News

Courses for parents at Sure Start Central

Courses coming up for parents in the Sure Start Central area include Looking Good Feeling Great, Incredible Babies, Cookery, Fit for Fun, Employability workshops, and Play and Language.

March 27, 2017

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City Council reduces Rubbish collections

Following the budget decision for 2017/18, Southampton City Council have been developing plans to implement an alternate weekly bin collection scheme in Southampton.

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What Next for Transition Southampton?

6.30pm-9.30pm, Tuesday 25th April at Friends Meeting house 1a Ordnance Road, SO15 2AZ. Transition Southampton started in 2008 – promoting the values of sustainable living. Now without enough core members to carry on the meeting will look at our own sustainability.

April 25, 2017


Neighbourhood Policing Team Weekly Drop-in

5pm – 7pm, at Ropewalk Centre, 53 Derby Road SO14 0DJ. Meet your local policing team, discuss local issues. Ring 101 for any urgent matters.

April 27, 2017


Rum Festival

Doors: 12:00 / 18:00 – Age Restrictions: 18+ at Guildhall. Take a journey around the world tasting rare craft rums from the West Indies, Cuba, South America & The United States.

April 29, 2017


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