Sarah Moss – West Midlands Haven Manager

Sarah has been a breast care nurse at Solihull hospital for 3 years, developing a health and wellbeing event for patients post treatment. Prior to this, Sarah was a cancer research nurse across various cancer sites and across the whole of the West Midlands for 10 years.

In her spare time Sarah is an active fundraiser in the local community, having run a half marathon, boxed in an Ultra White Collar event, and directed and produced as well as acting in annual parish pantomimes for local charities.

 

 

Matthew Price – Corporate Fundraiser

Matt brings experience of working in both the charity and private sector. Prior to this role he worked as a Corporate Fundraiser for The Shakespeare Hospice in Warwickshire where he managed the corporate income stream and a number of events including golf days and dragon boat racing. He also worked as an Account Manager for a Northamptonshire based company.

Matt grew up in Peterborough and graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a BSc Hons in Sport and Exercise Sciences and is very keen on playing badminton, his favourite sport. He also enjoys being part of his community so volunteers and takes on fundraising challenges such as fire walks and enjoys exploring the countryside and watching films. 

 

 

Karen Yates – Trusts & Foundations Officer – West Midlands

Karen has worked within the third sector for sixteen years.  She has a wide knowledge of local charitable trusts and foundations as her previous role was Trusts Officer for a Birmingham visual impairment charity. 

She is delighted to bring her experience to the new West Midlands team and is looking forward to raising funds for a cause close to her heart.  Karen lives near Clent Hills in Worcestershire where she walks most weekends.  She enjoys visits to the theatre, especially to see Matthew Bourne productions and the Birmingham Royal Ballet.