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About Us

Our Staff & Trustees

At the heart of our organisation is a dedicated team of staff and trustees committed to making a difference in the lives of children. Our staff members bring a wealth of experience, compassion and expertise to their roles, ensuring that every child receives the highest standard of care and support. Our trustees provide invaluable guidance and oversight, helping to shape our vision and drive our mission forward. Together, they form a dynamic team working tirelessly to create a brighter future for the children and families we serve. 

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HRH Princess Maria

HRH Princess Maria of Romania

Royal Patron, Bucharest, Romania

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Simon

Simon Errington

CEO of Children in Distress UK, North Yorkshire

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Ann-Marie

Anne-Marie Martin

Chair, London

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Neile

Neile Abbs

Yorkshire Hub Manager, York

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Lesleyann

Lesleyann Connelly

Scotland Hub Manager, Glasgow

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Tracy Russell

Tracy Russell

Shop Manager, Kirkbymoorside

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Tracy England

Tracy England

Shop Manager, Guisborough

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Melanie Morgan

Melanie Morgan

Shop Manager, Shildon

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Daniella

Daniella Findlay

Administrator, York

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Maria Cristina Mitu

Maria Cristina Mitu

Trustee, Beaconsfield

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Reverend June Hurn

Reverend June Hurn

Trustee, Kent

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Diana Comsa

Diana Comsa

Trustee, London

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Ian Catley

Ian Catley

Trustee, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Valentina

Valentina Zaharia Smith

President of Children in Distress Romania, Bucharest

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