Name: Caroline Wilkie

    Title: Funding Development Manager (North)

    Department: Funding

    Location: Pickering

    Caroline Wilkie joined the CID team to take over as Funding Development Manager in the North of England, a role which she fits into her already hectic schedule as an active mum. Caroline, who lives in Pickering, thrives on the challenge of juggling a career with a very busy family, social and sporting life, caring for her husband Paul and their three children Thomas, Isabell and Georgina. Caroline, relishes the challenges ahead. After a career in account management, recruitment and most recently in schools as an Examination Manager, she hopes to bring the skills and experience gained to build on the tremendous legacy of grass-roots support built up in the local community.

    Name: Christina Borza

    Title: Administrator CID Ro

    Department: Copii in Dificultate

    Location: Bucharest

    Christina Borza is key to the administration of the charity in Romania, she joined the team over nine years ago having studied law today as CID Ro’s Administrator she handles all aspects finance, purchasing and administration .She is the essential link between the Directors and Romania’s burgeoning social care bureaucracy. Christina is the right hand of the charity’s Vice-President and Regional Director and has been affectionately christened CID’s “Keeper of the Faxes”.

    Name: Edward Wieczysty

    Title: Adiminstration

    Department: Head Office

    Location: Glasgow

    Edward joined the team in 2015, having previous studied law at the University of the West of Scotland. Since graduating in 2012, Edward initially undertook voluntary work at New Lanark and Oxfam before commencing his first administrative post at ALVO. This position at ALVO acted as a stepping stone for him to progress to his current position at Children in Distress. Over time, Edward has settled in well to his role at Children in Distress and still dedicates a day to ALVO on a voluntary basis. Having worked in the field of administration for the past few years, Edward has found his niche. He is always keen to lend a helping hand and is willing to learn new skills. Edward would welcome your call on 0141 559 5690 or by email:

    Name: Julian Dawydiak

    Title: Administrator

    Department: Head Office

    Location: Glasgow

    Julian has worked in the third sector for a number of years, supporting young people, Black and Minority Ethnic communities, carers, children, and community development. His main roles have been in information management, service development, marketing, and communications. He has worked for both local and national organisations, including the NHS in Scotland and in partnerships with the local and national government. Julian would welcome your call on 0141 559 5690 or by email:

    Name: Tracy England

    Title: Thrift shop Manager

    Department: Commercial

    Location: Guisborough

    Tracy has worked in retail and customer services for many years. She graduated to manageress of our Guisborough shop in 2013 and has overseen the shop undergo a total refurbishment. During that time, it has become one of the best shops in the North East of England. A busy single Mum, Tracy enjoys her job and the people she meets on a daily basis. She is the first to say that no two days are the same. Most of all Tracy loves knowing that all the effort her and the shop volunteers put in, is making a difference to such a worthwhile charity. Tracy would welcome your call and offers of donations and/or help. Call: 01287630770