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If you are interested in joining our team, please consult our Work with us page for current vacancies.

Aggie Kaziszyn

Katy Isaac


Charity Manager

0117 3257913 / 07541 543259

Katy leads the charity as a whole and is responsible for overseeing all our activities, our strategic direction, monitoring our work, finance, fundraising and HR. She also leads on new project development. She is based full-time at Jacari Bristol's Unity Street office.

Aggie Kaziszyn


Coordinator - Peer Tutoring

0117 3257913 / 07835 154022

Aggie coordinates our peer tutoring programme in Bristol,  working closely with partner schools and supporting tutors and pupils. She also organises trips and events.


Aggie is based part-time at Jacari Bristol's Unity Street Office.


Helen Fairs


Coordinator - Bristol

0117 3257913 / 07761 715987

Helen coordinates the activities of Jacari in Bristol, supporting volunteers and liaising with schools, as well as organising kids' events. She is based full-time at Jacari Bristol's Unity Street Office.


Shaiane Gallardo


Coordinator - Oxford

07516 551972

Shaiane coordinates the activities of Jacari in Oxford, supporting volunteers, liaising with our school partners and organising kids' events. She works full-time and is based at our Oxford office.

Natasha Wooldridge

Natasha Wooldridge

Fundraising and Supporter Engagement Manager

07843 801167

Natasha oversees our fundraising activities, including applying for grants and managing relationships with donors and corporate partners. She is also responsible for communicating with our supporters and alumni.

She works part-time and remotely.


Matthew Lister

Matthew Lister


Matt works in tech in Bristol and has experience in arts fundraising. He originally joined the board to help us with fundraising, and stepped into the Chair role in 2021.

Louise Sykes

Louise Sykes

Finance Trustee

Louise volunteered as a Jacari tutor during her time at Oxford University and now works in insurance. A qualified accountant, she joined the board in 2021 as our Finance Trustee.

Liz Roberts

Liz Roberts

Volunteer Management Trustee

Liz is based in Bristol and joined Jacari in September 2019. She has a wealth of experience in the voluntary sector and working with refugees and asylum seekers. She particularly advises Jacari on areas relating to volunteer management.

Kate Newby

Kate Newby

Youth and Volunteer Trustee

Kate was our Jacari Bristol Committee President in 2019/20 and volunteered as a tutor for 2 years. She joined the board in 2021 to advise about working with our volunteers, committees and Youth Advisory Board.

Ilan Elson

Ilan Elson

Strategic Planning Trustee

Ilan is an Operations leader in high-growth tech start ups and joined the board in 2020 to help Jacari with our strategic planning.

Sofia Latif

Sofia Latif

Sofia joined our board in 2021 having been a Jacari pupil herself during her school years in Oxford. She also brings experience of English teaching to the team. 

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