Deciding a Future that's Right for You

The Trustees

Anthony Scammell

Anthony is UK Operation Director for QUILTER's Platform business. He oversees the day-to-day running of all the operational functions and as such, brings a wealth of experience in managing budgets, processes and people organisation. Anthony has a passion for Community Involvement and chairs the Community Investment group, as well as being an active member of QUILTER's Responsible Business Forum.

Steve Nicholls

Company Secretary
Steve has over 30 years as a business analyst working within the Insurance and Roadside Assistance business sectors. He specialises in liasing between business units, organisational stakeholders and solutions delivery teams to translate concepts into business requirements and deliverable processes for client-based and effective system-based solutions.

Anita Smith


A highly motivated qualified Management Accountant, with over 20 years' experience in finance; reporting at subsidiary and parent Board level, with an emphasis on strategic insight, sound decision-making and delivering practical interpretation of finance data for all stakeholders.


Anita has expertise in working amongst a multitude of industries, including start-up companies and not-for-profit organisations.

Sarah Giles

HR Trustee

Sarah has over 15 years' experience in HR and has operated in a variety of roles, most recently as Head of HR/Director. She now provides Consultancy and Coaching services focused on well-being and building individual, team and organisational performance.


Sarah is a Chartered member of the Institute of Personnel & Development and a volunteer for the CIPD Wessex Branch, a certified Life Coach, NLP Practitioner, TimeLine Therapy Practitioner and Mental Health First Aider.

Ann Henry

Psychology Trustee

Most recently as an Associate Lecturer in Psychology at the Open University, Dr. Ann Henry has worked with students from diverse backgrounds and lifestyles, including those with learning difficulties, physical health problems and also mental health issues.


She has worked as part of a multidisciplinary team in an NHS low-secure unit supporting clients with serious mental health problems and as a volunteer addressing mental health in Ghanaian communities.


Her qualifications include PhD (Psychology, University of Southampton, 1997), MA Social Sciences (OU, 2008), MSc Forensic Psychology (University of Portsmouth, 2009).

The Office  Team

Nina Kelly

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO with Safe New Futures, Nina is proficient in financial control, and organisational and product development. Her natural leadership style is both marketing-led and people centred. An engaging and passionate communicator, Nina has worked in both the international and UK charity sector for more than 20 years.

Ben Dellow

Head of Partnerships

Chantelle Seedat

Office Manager

Roz Holm

Office/Referrals Assistant

Lorraine Holdaway


Lorraine works alongside staff, trustees and accountants to ensure Safe meets its charitable and legal commitments.


She holds firm to Safe New Futures' values of giving people second chances and providing opportunities, support and mentoring to help them re-engage with working life.

Manny Rackov

Marketing Assistant

Having been with us for over 2 months now, Domantas (also known as Manny) has so far edited promotional videos for us and overhauled our website.


Recently, he has been working in collaboration with our Head of Partnerships, Ben Dellow, in producing leaflets and other graphical material for our charity and its trading arm.


He works and learns alongside the rest of the team, providing assistance in relation to marketing and promotion of our charity.

Cally Ramswell

Administrative Assistant

The Training  Team

Michael Johnston

Adult New Futures Facilitator

Originally joining as a candidate Michael went on to become a facilitator at the recovery college, using his vital experience to share with others how to transform their lives.


Michael is also the Safe safeguarding officer, ensuring the Safe team is competent and confident in carrying out their safeguarding duties.

Ffion Davies


Freya Law


Dan Desmond


Roxie Morris


Ruth Elman


Spencer Devine


Debra Bajnath


Gordon Blackhurst


Hilary Schwager


Nick Thiel



Keith Robson


Aaliyah Isaak

Assistant Facilitator

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