Meet The Team


Our core staff and volunteers are drawn from a range of professions in the private, public and voluntary sector.
We also have an active network of youth ambassadors and an advisory board of experienced multi-disciplinary professionals.

Currently we are in the process of expanding our core staff team.
Come back and visit this page soon for updates on each of our new members.

Aliu Bello

BSc and MSc in Public Health

“I have over 25 years of international experience with the UN, working in child survival and development programmes. Thus, I have passion for social programmes that contribute to the empowerment of young people – enabling them to access career opportunities and attain self-reliance.”

Poku Osei

BA Hons Degree Psychology & Political Science, MSc Business Management.

“I am responsible for overseeing all the things that Babbasa gets up to across the city. I believe that we are all unique individuals with unique abilities and that when we’re supported to explore or nurture them, society will benefit as a whole.”

Jenny Kerridge
Operations Manager

BA (Hons) Psychology/Sociology & MSc Health Psychology

“I am the project coordinator for Babbasa, supporting the team to deliver our core projects and training. I enjoy being part of an organisation that empowers young people to achieve their goals and aspirations. My background is in research, youth work and project & volunteer management.”

James Barrett
Director (Finance)

MA in Engineering (University of Oxford)  Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

“I have over 35 years experience working in the accountancy profession and as Finance Director of a number of companies both large and small. Now retired from full-time work, I am involved with a number of charities and social enterprises.”


Advisory Board