Staff

Our current staff team consists of:

Jamie Renton – Chief Executive. Email: chiefexecutive@adkc.org.uk

Jamie has worked for a number of disability organisations and is a disabled person himself. He has worked at ADKC since 2000.

Dorota Zielinska – Office and Finance Manager Email: finance@adkc.org.uk

Dorota has a long history of involvement with ADKC. She has taken over from Eric (retired July 2016) as our Finance manager.

Marian O’Donoghue – Information and Advice Officer Email: information@adkc.org.uk

Marian previously worked for voluntary organisations in Brent, Tower Hamlets, Lambeth and Islington, as an Advice Worker in a variety of settings, including outreach.
Marian joined Action Disability Kensington and Chelsea in January 2007, as Information and Advice Officer.

Simone Galloway - Disability Connect Co-ordinator Email: disabilityconnect@adkc.org.uk

Simone joined ADKC in May 2008 to cover the Lifelong Learning post for a brief period, then the Advocacy Project for a year covering maternity leave. From there Simone took up post as Consultation Officer in August 2009 and, more recently, took on a new challenge within ADKC as the Day Opportunities officer. Simone is now the Coordinator for the Disability Connect project, a project that has developed from the Day Opportunities project.
Simone also works for a Disabled Person’s organisation in Enfield, facilitating self-advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities.

Martha Girgis – Personal Budgets Information and Advice Officer / Lifelong Learning coordinator. Email: PBadmin@adkc.org.uk / lifelonglearning@adkc.org.uk

Martha Girgis was appointed Personal Budgets Administrator and Development Worker in December 2009, and progressed to her current role of being a Personal Budgets Information and Advice officer. Martha previously worked for a period as a Volunteer, at ADKC and abroad.

Jenny Hurst – Personal Budget Co-ordinator/ Independent Lives K&C Coordinator. Email: independentliving@adkc.org.uk (changed from pbsupport@adkc.org.uk)

Jenny joined ADKC as the Personal Budget Coordinator in October 2010. A disabled person herself, Jenny has been employing her own Personal Assistants since the mid 90′s. Jenny has worked, and volunteers, in a number of roles supporting people to live independent lives.

Glenda Joseph Lewis  - Personal Development Officer (Independent Lives K&C Project). Email: personaldevelopment@adkc.org.uk (changed from lifelonglearning@adkc.org.uk)

Glenda was an ADKC member, and trustee, for many years before joining the staff team as the Lifelong Learning coordinator.

Mariya StoevaAccess Project Officer Email: access@adkc.org.uk

Mariya has been an ADKC member for a number of years and has also sat on the board of trustees. She has now joined the team as the Access Project officer.

Retired 2016 – Eric Dilley – Office Manager.