Our team

GWNS relies heavily on the generosity, hard work and dedication of our volunteers. Each year, over 300 volunteers give their time to support the smooth operation of the shelter.

Development Manager

Katy Ridsdill-Smith




Volunteer Coordinator

Georgia Sims




Board of Trustees

GWNS has a board of Trustees which is responsible for the charity and provides the overall strategic direction. The Trustee board has adopted The Faithworks Charter for Christian agencies committed to excellence in community work and service provision in the UK

Margaret Cave (Chair)
Marianne Gass (Deputy Chair)
Tom Greenwood (Secretary)
Beverley Campbell (Interim Treasurer)
Steven Parker
Hugh Ridsdill-Smith
Lakshan Saldin