Meet the team

Claire Cordell | CEO

Claire is the CEO at Little Gate Farm. She started up the charity in 2014 because she wanted to create better opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

 

Farm team

Hannah Briars | Head of Little Gate Farm

Hannah helps the work trainees prepare for employment. She helps them set their individual goals so they are job ready.

Hannah is currently on maternity leave. If you have any inquiries, please contact Kate Barker, our acting manager.

 

Kate Barker | (Acting manager – maternity cover) Project Leader

Dan stands with arms crossed and a small smileDan Vidler | Woodland Project Leader

Dan runs the Woodland Enterprise Project. He works alongside adults with learning disabilities to manage the woodland and use the woods as a resource for enterprise including charcoal production.

Vicky smiling, with her hands behind her backVicky Bollington Craggs | Young Rangers Project Leader

Vicky manages the Young Rangers Project

 

Imogen stands at a gate, smilingImogen Post | Senior Support Worker (Animal care)

Imogen manages animal care at the farm

David Cordell | Estates Manager

David makes sure the farm is properly run. As well as looking after the livestock David is a talented builder and loves creating new spaces such as the log cabin and the new barn.


Supported Employment Team

Andrea Randall-Smith | Head of Supported Employment

Andrea works closely with work trainees, employers and the supported employment team to smooth the transition into work.

Kevin Southon | Work Placement Lead

Kevin works closely with employers to identify appropriate job opportunities for the work trainees. He works with job coaches to help support learning disabled adults into paid employment.

Amy Gamble | Lead Job Coach

Amy works closely with work trainees, employers and the supported employment team to smooth the transition into work.


Fundraising and Admin Team

Rachael Roser | Fundraising Manager

Rachael writes funding applications and organises fundraising events.

 

Niki Ashley | Administrator

Niki works in the office at Little Gate Farm. She deals with invoices and payments.