Meet the team

Our team are dedicated to providing the best service for Carers with Carers at the heart of the services we offer.


Chief Executive

I started with Wandsworth Carers’ Centre as Chief exec in January 2000. I oversee everyday running of the Centre. I have been with the Centre for over 20 years and continue to enjoy my work supporting unpaid Carers in our community and working towards making caring more visible.


Deputy CEO & Mental Health Lead

I have been with Wandsworth Carers’ Centre since November 2013. Along with our CEO I oversee the everyday running of the organisation. My background is in mental health. I previously worked managing supported housing for both mental health and learning disability.


Senior manager

I have been with Wandsworth Carers Centre since May 2019. My roles are to oversee the running of the information & advice service and the End of life project. I’m also responsible for volunteers and our Carer participation programme. My background is with Citizens advice and Carer services.


Senior Manager & Mental Health Lead

Shenade joined Wandsworth Carers’ Centre in 2015.


Office manager

My name is Sheryl Castle and I have been working at Wandsworth Carers’ Centre as the Office Manager since 2007. I oversee and provide general office support which includes reception, information and administration systems, and IT systems and support.


Administrator & volunteer support worker

Hello, my name is Badar and I have been working at Wandsworth Carers’ Centre since September 2020. I am the Administration & Reception Worker based at our Wandsworth office. I also assist with supporting our fantastic team of Volunteers. I am covering for Nabihah whilst she is on maternity leave.


Support & Information Worker

Hello, my name is Syari and I have been with Wandsworth Carers’ Centre since August 2021. I am the Support & Information Worker and I deal with registrations and allocating Carers to our different services, depending on their needs.


Advice & support worker

I started working for Wandsworth Carers’ Centre in July 2002. Currently, I am part of the advice & information team, supporting Carers with practical issues such as benefit queries and applications, housing and appeals & tribunals.


Learning disabilities lead support worker

My name is Anita Goveas, and I am a part-time Learning Disabilities Lead Carer’s Development Worker.
I provide one-to-one support by signposting to other agencies, advocacy with other services such as social services and GPs, and listening support.


Advice & Information and Autism Support Worker

I have been in my role at Wandsworth Carers Centre since January 2022. I work with carers of someone on the Autistic spectrum as well and as a benefit advisor. I work with carers 1:1 offering advice and advocacy as well as facilitating peer support groups.


Substance misuse lead support worker

I have been with Wandsworth Carers’ Centre since January 2014. I support Carers who are affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. Offering practical and emotional support. My background is in substance misuse, mental health, and learning disabilities.


Website & Media Manager

I joined Wandsworth Carers’ Centre in March 2020 and since January 2021 I have been managing our website and social media channels.


Administration & Volunteer Support Worker

I have been with Wandsworth Carers’ Centre since March 2022. I am the Reception and Administration worker and am the first point of contact for any in person or telephone queries. I also run the Asian Carers’ support group.


LGBTQ+ Project Coordinator

Hello, my name is Abinaya. I work with LGBTQ+ Carers living in any London Borough. As part of our Project for LGBTQ+ Carers living across London, we run in person and online peer support, wellbeing and social events. I can also support Carers by signposting them to relevant services, advocating on their behalf and by providing listening support.


Carers Support and Development Worker - Dementia

I joined Wandsworth Carers Centre in March 2023. In this role, I work with carers of someone with Dementia, providing 1:1 support, facilitating support groups and running our bimonthly Dementia Cafes. My background is in working with carers specifically on wellbeing support and social policy.


Carers Support and Development Worker

I joined Wandsworth Carers’ Centre in July 2023. I have a degree in Politics and Sociology and have experience supporting women and children with special educational needs. My new role as a Carer Support and Development Worker will focus on providing 1.1 support for all types of Carers and will work towards tailoring and recommending services to suit their specific needs. If you have any questions or want to reach out for support, please email me at