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Better Start Bradford’s friendly team is made up of experts in early years, midwifery, health visiting, public health and community engagement, supported by experienced finance, project management, communications, administration and workforce development staff.

Meet the team

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Alex Spragg

Programme Director

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Gill Thornton

Head of Programme

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Shaista Ahmed

Finance Manager

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Jill Duffy

Implementation Manager

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Kerry Bennett

Integration & Change Manager

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Zakra Yasin

Workforce Development Manager

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Michelle Thompson

Communications Manager

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Zebunnisa Ahmed

Programme Coordinator

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Fareeaa Moughal

Programme Administrator

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Kausar Iqbal

Programme Administrator

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Sophie Eveleigh

Currently on maternity leave

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Guy Dove

Administrator (governance)

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Gabriella Stringer

Data and Evaluation Administrator

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Grainne Slavin

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

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Emma Stafford

Volunteer Co-ordinator

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Richard Scholes

SystmOne Product Specialist

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Michelle Everitt

Leadership Fellow

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Sarah Burn

Leadership Fellow

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Liz Pal

Leadership Fellow

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Our programme facilitators:

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Ian Thorpe

Programme Facilitator

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Heather Fawcett

Programme Facilitator

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Nicola Hancock

Programme Facilitator

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Riffat Nasser

Programme Facilitator

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Jenny Jowle

Programme Facilitator - Implementation

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Ruby Sohal

Programme Facilitator - Implementation

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Our family and community engagement team:

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Fiona Saville

Community Engagement Co-ordinator (Interim)

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Humera Khan

Community Engagement Worker

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Abida Rafiq

Community Engagement Worker

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Sally Teasdale

Community Engagement Worker

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Our specialists:

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Helen Hall

Early Years Specialist

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Rachel Wild

Specialist Midwife

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Alison Brown

Specialist Midwife

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Our partners

Better Start Bradford is a partnership programme, so our core team works closely with our board and delivery partners.

Find out more about our partners