MEET THE TEAM

Mary-anne Rapson.MIMA (Cert) : Centre Manager

Role: Money Matters Centre Manager

Experience: Mary-anne has been working as a Money Adviser since 2016. She qualified as a Money Adviser by achieving her Certificate in Money Advice Practice (CertMAP) in 2018 and maintains her annual CPD. She is a member of the Institute of Money Advisors. Mary-anne is known among the foodbanks for the excellent level of care she gives to each client. Her experience makes her ideally suited to leading the Money Matters team.

Quote: The Money Matters Team are a great team to lead. We have a diversity of experience and skills which enables us to offer the best possible service to the people that we help.

Colin Ayres : Money Mentor

Role: Money Mentor

Experience: Colin has previous extensive experience working in energy advice and support for vulnerable customers struggling to pay their bills. Having worked with Money Matters as part of an external partner organisation previously across the foodbank network Colin is suited to mentoring clients about their money. He is qualified as a CMA Money Mentor and also has a level 2 certificate in Mental Health Awareness and Certificate in Counselling.

Quote: I’m at my best when I’m helping people

Dawn Robinson : Volunteer Money Mentor

Role: Volunteer Money Mentor

Experience: Dawn is currently studying a degree in Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice and has developed a keen interest in Welfare Benefits and Money Advice. She has always worked in the Health and Social Care Sector and has experience with different groups in society and vulnerable clients. Dawn has recently completed CMA Money Mentor training and is enthusiastic about her role within the team.

Quote: I believe that the key to happiness is supporting others to achieve theirs.

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