Our team

Our staff and trustees


See below for details of all our staff. We all 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.


We are currently recruiting for a Treasurer (voluntary post) and a Development Worker (job opportunity).


Tara Flood

Director Tara manages ALLFIE, makes sure it delivers its aims and objectives and raises the organisation’s profile. Tara is currently on sabbatical until the autumn. Email Tara

Michelle Daley

Interim Director Michelle is heading up ALLFIE whilst Tara Flood is on sabbatical. Michelle has a long history of working in the Disabled People’s Movement. Email Michelle

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

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

Janet Mearns

Finance Officer Janet looks after ALLFIE’s finances. Email Janet

Dr Armineh Soorenian

Armineh is leading our research project into how effective school accessibility plans are. Email Armineh.



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