Meet the Staff Team

Please contact one of our administration offices, where our teams will be available to answer your queries.

Central Office: 
Michael Gill Building
Tolgate Lane
Kent, ME2 4TG

Essex Office: 
Suite A, Cardinals Court
Bradford Street
Essex, CM7 9AT

Kent Office:
146a High Street
Kent TN9 1BB

Lincolnshire Office:
2nd Floor
28 Market Place
Lincolnshire NG31 6LR
London Office:
Waltham Forest Resource Hub
1 Russell Road
London E10 7ES

Tel:     0300 303 1555

Our Office Hours are:

9.00 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
9.00 - 16.30 Friday

Carers FIRST Business Leadership Team

Adam Rowe, Chief Executive Officer

Adam has lots of experience working within the not for profit sector having started at Shelter in the 90’s. He was was previously Chief Executive of Remap, a national charity helping people with disabilities achieve independence and a better quality of life. Prior to this he worked for Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) in a number of senior executive roles and he was also a trustee of homelessness charity Porchlight.

Caroline Pope, Chief Operating Officer

Caroline has been working for the charity since 2000 originally supporting parent carers. Caroline is instrumental in the geographical expansion of Carers FIRST and successful mobilisation of carer services leading the Operational Service Managers for each contract area.

Lynn Tyler, Finance Director

Lynn has worked for Carers FIRST since 2001 and manages multiple income streams from grants and contracts. Lynn manages a small finance team working across all localities.

Michele Leach, IT & Compliance Manager

Michele is responsible for the IT infrastructure and business systems for community and office based teams. Michele manages the continuous development of our bespoke Carer Management and Staff Management Systems. She leads and advises on IG & GDPR compliance and manages the Central Administration team.

Amy Weaver, Communications and Involvement Manager

Amy joined Carers FIRST in 2014 and is responsible for managing the central functions which include the Carers Hub, Community Involvement and partnership and stakeholder links for the new geographical areas. Amy leads on communication and the marketing of the charity including publicity materials, the website and communication with stakeholders across all localities.

Joanne Jackson, HR Manager

Jo joined Carers FIRST in 2017 having previously held the post of Head of Organisational Effectiveness at the Natural History Museum. Jo has 18 years HR experience, is a Chartered Member of the CIPD, HRM and experienced in TUPE & staff integration, staff recruitment, engagement, management, monitoring & development. Jo leads a team of 4 staff across all localities .