Our staff

St Luke's aims to provide the highest quality services to the community and recognises that its greatest assets are its high quality staff and volunteers.

To contact any member of staff please email [email protected], or call Reception on 020 7549 8181

Michael Ryan, Chief Executive

Sarah Verrinder, Executive Assistant



Keren Wiltshire, Director of Services

Fiona Horigan, Deputy Director of Services


Business Engagement

John Garces Cordoba, Business Engagement Manager

Jane Spong, Business Engagement Officer


Cookery School

Sofia Larrinua-Craxton, Cookery School Manager (covered by Mikhail Lumanov)

Angela Dooley, Cookery School Administrator

Jo King, Kitchen Assistant

Nezahat Simsek, Kitchen Assistant



Marco Bottignole, Community Gardening Project Manager (currently on paternity leave)

Poppy Fishman, Community Gardening Manager covering paternity leave 

Catherine Tidnam, Gardening Assistant


Over 55s

Fiker Anliey, Care Support Worker

Graham Reeves, Older Men’s Development Officer

Kishor Gadhia, Minibus Driver/ Care Assistant

Marlo Fox, Care Support Worker


Community Engagement

Carol-Ann McArdle, Community Engagement Officer


Thomas Lans, Director of Operations


Catering Team

Amy Ennis, Catering Manager

Zuhre Bektas, Head Chef

Aziz Watili, Chef

Nathan Lewis, Café Assistant

Daniel Nitzani, Kitchen Porter

Gulten Bektas, Catering Assistant

Tulay Guldal, Catering Assistant

Maiya Sabapathy, Catering Assistant

Daniel Cseh, Catering Assistant

Sarah Yasmeen Habib Chaudhry, Catering Assistant

Jose Mendes, Catering Assistant

Nezahat Simek, Catering Assistant



Paul Bambury, Facilities & Reception Manager

Justinas Uska, Facilities Co-ordinator

Herschel Charles, Facilities Assistant

Luke Pollie, Facilities Assistant

Romel Simpson, Facilities Assistant

Ishraq Ahmed, Facilities Assistant

Patrick Simpson, Facilities Assistant



Deniz Bellikli, Receptionist & Events

Kelley Byrne, Receptionist & Events

Patrick Simpson, Receptionist

Elaine Mulcare, Sunday Receptionist



Lisa Burrell, Communications Manager

Ellie Stewart, Communications Officer



Fiona Holliday, Finance Manager

Katherine Ulloa-Padilla, Finance Assistant

Ying Wang, Finance Assistant