Meet the team

Stuart Dexter
Director

After spending a 10 years failing in most aspects of the music industry, Stuart went back to college to earn himself a first class degree in Informal & Community Education, during this time conducting a comparative study of volunteering in Tokyo.  This opened up a whole new world where Stuart...

Andy Crosbie
Director

Having worked as a wedding coordinator, crewed a catamaran across the Atlantic, and spent a summer cooking breakfasts in a Highland hotel, Andy decided he needed a new focus.  His solution was...

Abby Taylor
Associate

Abby joined the Collective Impact Agency in December 2020, after eight years at a national education charity, seven jobs, four organisations, two degrees, one child and a partridge in a pear tree.

Anya Bonner
Associate

Anya joined the Collective Impact agency in April 2021 after a lifetime of seemingly random and rather unique jobs. These have spanned the arenas of youth work, baking, adult education, community engagement, bathing ferrets and, most recently, human rights campaigning.

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Our former team

Patricia Stead
Former-Director

At the age of 10, Patricia won a competition for raising the most sponsorship money in her class at school. She did this by smiling as much as possible when neighbours answered the door. That smile has, however, become a bit of a trademark for her. In one organisation she was voted...

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Meg Haskins
Former-Associate

Quickly learning that her true passion may not lie in a Theology degree, Meg spent countless undergraduate hours offering peer support to her fellow students before branching out into the wider Durham community and ...