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Mike wants to create an organisation who care for people who look after others. He is great at listening, connecting and offering hope where it can sometimes be difficult to see. 
 
Mike wants to look after the people we depend on. Following personal experiences both giving and receiving support within public bodies, Mike recognised the value in the work they do, and wanted to give-back to the communities that he genuinely believed in. Mike aspired to build an organisation to nurture and support the people at the heart of public services, ensuring the effectiveness of the vital outcomes that they deliver. 
 
As Mondrem’s director, Mike takes the time to listen to and understand his clients so he can provide the right solutions - he knows a one-size approach isn’t effective enough. Mike wants both workers and users of public services to feel equally valued and fulfilled. His mission is to make public services great, in all places, and at all times. 
Sarah wants effect change from the front-line. She is motivated to make public services work, and plant ideas to develop a better and more effective workspace. 
 
Sarah enjoys being on the front-line to make a difference. Following her careers in the police and fire service, Sarah went on to work with the NHS and local councils, cementing her ambition to support important organisations as such. She found the most reward in the work she did to support Mental Health services, as the changes she effected had such a great impact on the lives of others. 
 
Sarah describes herself as a ‘meticulous professional’, who is motivated by public services that work. She believes that many public bodies don’t always have time to think about how they do things, and is on a mission to offer headspace to these organisations and plant the seed of a better, more efficient way of working. She cares about the work they do, and is inspired to nurture those at the heart of our most vital services. 
Lucy wants to make the world that bit brighter. Her kindness and enthusiasm help her to build meaningful connections and see beyond what is on the surface. 
 
Lucy finds the work that she does to support other people the most rewarding. Pursuing career paths ranging from childminding to mentoring young offenders, Lucy always found herself going above and beyond what was written in her job description to give people the support they really needed. Lucy sees past the titles of ‘offender’, ‘parent’ or ‘client’ and understands the importance of connecting with the person behind the label. 
 
Whilst working with Mondrem, Lucy’s lively approach is filled with positivity, motivation, and a determination to get things spot-on - she’s never disheartened by a challenge. Lucy finds fulfilment in helping others achieve. Her mission is simply to make a difference every day, no matter how small, to make the world a better place. 
Cynthia has first-hand experience of the incredible work that public services to. Her family and her community inspire her to support the people who they depend on. 
 
Cynthia believes in her community and looking after those within it. Having grown up in a family of NHS front-liners, council employees and childminders, Cynthia has witnessed the great work that our public services do, and is inspired to help others following the example set by the amazing, dedicated people around her. Cynthia always looks for ways to nurture her local community as a campaigner for women and youth in tech, and a tutor to school-age students. 
 
Whilst working with Mondrem, Cynthia wants to shape our community by supporting not only the people in it, but also the people who they depend on. As Mondrem’s Digital Transformation lead, Cynthia is on a mission to make sure we can truly look out for our public services and communities as efficiently as possible- she aspires to support people as much as they do. 
Kate believes that a day spreading joy is a day well spent. Writing her way to happiness, she wants to inspire positivity through everything she does. 
 
Kate loves to make people laugh. From her own personal and professional experience, she knows how important wellbeing and happiness are to success, and is always out to brighten someone’s day- from offering them support to cracking a joke. She makes it her goal to motivate others by staying positive. Kate believes that happiness is contagious, and is key to building a fulfilling workplace. 
 
Eager to develop Mondrem’s online presence and broadcast good news, Kate’s creative approach to work means our stories can reach the people who can make a difference. Her mission is to inspire change by spreading positivity throughout the organisations who need it most. Kate believes this is the foundation for development and innovation. 
Bob knows that public services matter. Inspired by his family’s own experiences, he uses his creativity to tell the stories that make public bodies better. 
 
Bob is passionate about turning his research into the stories that need to be told. Public services transformed his family’s life by providing Bob’s brother with the care he needed to make sure his disability did not determine his future. During this time, Bob’s family experienced both outstanding and struggling services. He realized that when prepared, public services were capable of great things, and wanted to tell success-stories like his. 
 
Bob aims to publicise the important work that Mondrem do, to the people it can really help. Taking inspiration from his brother’s story, Bob’s mission is to make sure families like his can access the resources they need to achieve - he knows that public bodies can be exceptional given the right support and guidance. 
Bethany wants to look after everyone in our community. Her strategic approach to work motivates our team to deliver great outcomes and helps us bring our ideas to life. 
 
Bethany believes in actively taking care of our communities, and every person within them. Hailing from a background in STEM work, Bethany wanted to become part of an organisation that supports others, often focussing on sustainability throughout her education. Bethany understands the influence that public services have on other people and has a personal interest in mental health support. She wants to build better systems, which can better support the people within them. 
 
As Mondrem’s Product Development Lead, Bethany’s resourceful approach to work is driven by the ambition to develop ideas and actions that people really need – she wants to improve satisfaction by providing products that work. Bethany wants to make sure that our ideas become a reality. Her mission is to maximise the amount of happiness in the world by pioneering efficient systems that work for those who need them. 
Elisia wants people to feel valued. Her leadership skills and passion to support others help her to create positive change, and make sure everyone has a great story to tell about public services. 
 
Elisia believes in providing a better experience for everyone. Following a stream of part-time work, Elisia found herself longing for a job where she could actively make a difference, in a role where she is indispensable. Her involvement in Student Ambassador scheme development and student societies at Keele University revealed Elisia’s natural leadership, and a passion to help others through her work. 
 
As our Growth Lead, Elisia is keen to make every individual experience with public services a great one – with great outcomes. Her mission is to become a positive force, helping to make sure that the people on both sides of public services feel the value which they deserve. 
Ellie-kay wants to share her passion for nature to support her community. She knows that thriving wildlife means better wellbeing and wants to make the outdoors a place of happiness once again. 
 
Ellie-kay wants to make wellbeing accessible. Encouraged to explore from a young age, Ellie-kay has developed a connection with nature, which she wants to make available for everyone. Her positive, can-do attitude and experience of the great outdoors underpins Ellie-kay’s passion to share its healing properties throughout our communities. 
 
Ellie-kay is our Nurture Project Lead, ready to bring Mondrem Nurture to life. She hopes that by caring for our invaluable outdoor spaces, she can bring about a positive shift in the mental health and wellbeing of others. Ellie-kay wants to encourage people to value and immerse themselves in wildlife as she does. Her mission is to give back to nature, in turn creating places of happiness throughout our communities. 
Sandra is passionate about empowering better wellbeing. Her ability to empathise with professional pressures mean she is open to listen and understand, supporting individual voices to be heard. 
 
Sandra wants organisational outcomes with people at their core. During her careers in private and profit measured businesses, she found her attention was often more focused on the people involved and impacted, rather than the figures they generated. Sandra believes in developing a shared understanding of wellbeing at work and wants to offer a safe platform to share experiences which will support the learning and growth of others. 
 
Working with Wayfinder, Sandra wants to improve solutions to have a more positive impact on wellbeing. Describing herself as an aspiring activist and luminary, she sees individuals before their job titles, and wants to encourage people to achieve their ambitions whilst putting their authenticity first. Her mission is inspired by Covey’s 8th habit; finding your voice and helping others discover their own, in order to thrive. 
Marianne is a people person. She listens to clients on an individual level, and provides the bespoke support that’s really needed, no tick-boxes allowed. 
 
Marianne has a love and energy for working with people. Following a background in Health & Social Care, Marianne found fulfilment in supporting others, often helping not only those directly in her care, but the people around them too. After hearing Mike’s story, she decided to put her leadership, management and mental-health training to use at Mondrem. 
 
Marianne wants to streamline, reduce pressure and improve mental wellbeing in organisations. And her strategic approach to work means she can offer the necessary tools to do this – tick-box exercises aren’t on the cards. Marianne believes management is about people, and it is her mission make every outcome the best it can be. She believes the best work is done by people who can work cohesively and as a team. 

What sort of team we are tying to create 

We are building a team of people who share our vision of creating places of happiness. We want to create an ecosystem of organisations where innovative ideas can thrive. We are firm believers in collaboration and communication – we value the contributions of everyone. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Team testimonials  

“Looking after the community is what made humans successful as a species. Public services must be managed carefully and competently to provide the best possible response for all individuals.”  
Bethany Deacon, Product Development Lead 
“It was clear that Mondrem wasn't a typical company from just a glance at the website, but the level of kindness I received went above and beyond what I could’ve imagined” 
Bob Melling, Research Lead 
“I’ve always been a ‘people person. I see the person before the customer, and bettering wellbeing before gaining advocacy” 
Sandra Wright, Non-Executive Advisor 
“For all of my life, I have been surrounded by individuals who work within the public sector, and they are the people I seek to help through Mondrem.” 
Cynthia Benin, Digital Transformation Lead 
“I was interested initially because of the environmental aspects, along with Mondrem’s dedication to helping people through quality relationships and improving circumstances.” 
Bethany Deacon, Product Development Lead 
“Mondrem have helped to shape my perspective of the future” 
Bob Melling, Research Lead 
“Their way of doing things was intriguing. That’s why Mondrem stayed in my mind.” 
Elisia Narbett, Growth Lead 
“I was drawn to Mondrem because I simply had no idea such an organisation existed, one the public service sector desperately needs – one which truly looked out for public services and the community. Mondrem introduces itself as a happy place to be at and it has been nothing short of amazing for the time I’ve been there” 
Cynthia Benin, Digital Transformation Lead 
“I think everyone at Mondrem is really open. I like to think I fit into that which is what made me really want to get involved.” 
Ellie-kay Dawe, Nurture Project Lead 
“I want to be an activist for good. Instead of shining my light in people’s eyes, I want to use it to direct them and help them to navigate” 
Sandra Wright 
“I wanted to get involved with Mondrem because of my admiration for people who work in public services. I know the positive impact they can have when things go well.” 
Elisia Narbett, Growth Lead 
“It’s both rewarding and reassuring to know that the content that I create for Mondrem and Wayfinder tells important stories that will benefit the public services in our community.” 
Kate Douthwaite, Marketing and Communications Lead 
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