Our team

Our staff and trustees


All of us work part time but we always try and make sure that there is someone in the office to be available for questions, press enquiries etc.


Get in touch here or see below for individual staff members.

Tara Flood

Chief Executive Officer

Tara manages ALLFIE, makes sure it delivers its aims and objectives and raises the organisation’s profile.

Email Tara

Simone Aspis

Campaigns and Policy Coordinator

Simone leads ALLFIE’s campaigns and is active on current policy and legislation issues.

Email Simone


Gelila Tekle-Mariam

Operations Support Officer

Gelila runs the ALLFIE office and keeps everything running smoothly.

Email Gelila

Janet Mearns

Finance Officer

Janet looks after ALLFIE’s finances.

Email Janet

Jess Cahill

Communications Officer

Jess looks after ALLFIE’s communications, including the website, social media, and Inclusion Now magazine.

Email Jess

Iyiola Olafimihan

Inclusion Champions Development Worker

Iyiola runs the Inclusion Champions project, which works with Disabled People’s Organisations on issues of inclusive education.

Email Iyiola



ALLFIE’s trustees are:

  • Chair: Navin Kikabhai
  • Vice Chair: Sarifa Patel
  • Joe Whittaker
  • Stephen Cornish
  • Miro Griffiths
  • Anthony Ford
  • Mike Lambert
  • Mohammed Mohsan Ali

Navin Kikabhai, Allfie's Chair of Trustees

ALLFIE's chair, Navin Kikabhai