Our Marketing and Development Team
Kim Martin - Marketing Manager
Kim has experience in the commercial and charity sector. She previously worked for regional rugby teams in South Wales, Cardiff Blues and Dragons Rugby. Kim has worked on national behaviour change campaigns in Wales, working closely with Welsh Government, sports governing bodies, local health boards and schools. She is passionate about storytelling and showcasing the fantastic work done by Gympanzees!
Liz Hendley - Grants and Trusts Manager
Stephanie Massie - Grants and Trusts Manager
Steph’s interest in fundraising began with heading a campaign to raise funds for a new playground at her children’s school in 2007. Since then, she has gained significant experience in development working for a several charities on major grant and trust applications, corporate engagement, volunteer recruitment and managing fundraising events. This follows a career in planning and environmental impact assessment which honed her skills in public consultation and communication. Steph is excited about Gympanzees innovative work with disabled children and young people and is looking forward to the challenge of fundraising for a permanent home for Gympanzees. Steph loves swimming, walking, and baking cakes for events!
Leila Rogers - Administration and Marketing Assistant
Leila was first introduced to Gympanzees as a parent, she had attended Gympanzees Pop-Ups with her son and used the Lending Library during lockdown. In October 2020 she started volunteering for the Lending Library and was soon offered an official position in the marketing team to help with all things Gympanzees! Leila is an asset to the team, she assists with social media and has great knowledge and awareness of disabilities and life as a SEND parent.
Rich worked in financial services for over 30 years before moving into the charity sector. He is driven by a passion to build meaningful relationships with corporate and major donors and deliver results.
Kate uses her skills to build significant relationships and run events and campaigns that engage and inspire donors.
Owain is a chartered marketer with experience to director level, across multiple industries. He’s successfully built, directed and lead commercial, marketing and fundraising teams.