Our People

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Our Board

Arvinda Gohil
Arvinda Gohil
Arvinda is the chair of The Peel. She has lived in Clerkenwell for 18 years. She is currently CEO of Community Links a social action charity established to empower the communities around East London. Amongst other roles Arvinda is also currently a board member at Access - The Foundation for Social Investment.
Geoff Llewellyn
Geoff Llewellyn
Vice Chair
Geoff is a Visiting Lecturer in the Cass Business School. He has extensive experience of change management in both public and private sector organisations.
Alice Donovan-Hart
Alice has been a Councillor for Clerkenwell ward since 2014. She has extensive experience of public sector procurement and is Chair of our Programme and Development sub-committee.
Patrick Minns
Patrick is a qualified architect who runs his own business. He has been a Trustee of The Peel for over 20 years. He designed our previous premises, the Peel Centre, and was instrumental in the capital fundraising for its construction.
Jonathan Gillett
Jonathan is the grandson of the Founder of The Peel, Sir George Gillett. He has been a Trustee from 1969 and replaced his father as Chairman in 1977. He is a qualified chartered accountant.
Roger Gillett
Roger joined The Peel as a Trustee in 1998, and is also a member of the founding family. He has worked with young people for the last 25 years: as a theatre in education practitioner, as an English teacher in a South London boy’s school and as an educational consultant.
Jonathan Martyr
Jonathan Martyr is an Equity Partner at Levy, with 20 years of experience in UK property. He lives locally in Islington and is a keen cyclist.
Robert Andrews
Robert has been a Peel Trustee since 2003. He is a qualified chartered accountant and is Chief Risk Officer at Charles Taylor & Co.
Sara Woodfield
Sarah Woodfield
Sarah is a Policy Adviser at The Investment Association working on Stewardship and Corporate Governance. She lives locally.
Natasha Anderson
Natasha is the Community & Engagement Manager at Sadler's Wells

Our Staff

Thomas Neumark
Thomas has overall operational responsibility for The Peel
Nicola Hewitt
Head of Development
Nicola is responsible for all fundraising activities, ensuring The Peel meets its ambitious growth targets
Milad Miah
Lettings, Finance and Administration Officer
Milad is responsible for letting out 3 Corners and ensure The Peel’s records are properly maintained
Kimberley Bottomley
Older People’s Activities coordinator
Kimberley is responsible for delivering all our activities for adults
Jeana Kidd
Children and Young People’s Activities coordinator
Jeana is responsible for delivering all our activities for children and young people
Emma Charlton
Direct Action Project Manager
Emma is responsible for the delivery of the Direct Action Project
Rajab Uddin
Rajab is responsible for caretaking including monitoring the use of our football pitch