Our team

GWNS relies heavily on the generosity, hard work and dedication of our volunteers. Each year, over 200 volunteers give their time to support the smooth operation of the shelter.

Shelter Director

Katy Ridsdill-Smith

0203355 6880 Ext. 1




Volunteer Manager

Georgia Sims

0203355 6880 Ext. 3




Case Manager

Noreen Drislane

0203355 6880 Ext. 2



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)
Richard Basham (Treasurer)
Beverley Campbell
Steven Parker
Hugh Ridsdill-Smith
Lakshan Saldin