Partners

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Ian Jones - Volunteer Cornwall

Ian Jones is the Chief Executive of Volunteer Cornwall. Ian’s job is to promote, encourage, and support active citizens through enabling innovation and proactive leadership. Ian is a vital partner in the Volunteers in Communities project. Ian brings an enthusiasm for collaboration along with expertise on the strategic directions in the voluntary sector and localised knowledge around managing volunteers.

Dr Michael Leyshon is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Mike is the principle lead on the Volunteers in Communities project. His research interests are in youth, volunteering and participatory governance. M


Nigel Clark - Age UKCornwallNigel Clark is the Chief Executive of Age UK Cornwall. Nigel’s job is to improve the well-being of people in later life by providing support, products and services which enable independence, control and choice. Nigel is a key partner in the Volunteers in Communities project. Nigel brings useful professional connections alongside a passion for exploring new creative ways of meeting the needs of people in later life.

Dr Michael Leyshon is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Mikelllllll

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lucyDr Lucy Rose is our partner from Creative Data. Lucy is a specialist in developing innovative participatory workshops to understand social issues. Lucy’s role, in the Volunteers in Communities project, is to deliver a series of engagement workshops with Living Well partners, volunteers and clients. These workshops are the method through which we gather data and disseminate research findings.

is the principle lead on the Volunteers in Communities project. His research interests are in youth, volunteering and participatory governance. Mike’s expertise on how to affect change in local communities and governance is invaluable for the team. how to affect change in local communities and governance is inva


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Phil Bristow is a keen cyclist and enjoys mountain biking, Cyclo-cross and road cycling. He is a qualified bike mechanic and set up a cycle repair company, Bike Works. He is Cytech qualified, which is industry recognised qualification; holding both Cytech Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications. In the past, Phil studied Community and Youth Work and worked with-in the youth field, including work with homeless young people, those who have offended and in main stream youth provision. He is very interested in offering opportunities to young people to become involved in cycling and progress to working within the industry.