A bit of background information…

We invite you to read a little about the people who make a difference here at The Hero Project CIC! If you want to get in touch here are the details you may need

julia@theheroproject.org.uk     07949 243378

deana@theheroproject.org.uk  07974 260453

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Deana managed the successful development of the Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna, this building was lovingly brought back into community use, by the community and through local partnerships. Passionate about equipping children and young people to be the best they can be. Deana lives in Ashby, with her family including a cat, a chicken, is an artist and part time gardener, amongst other things!

Julia managed Castle Donington Volunteer Centre, a busy volunteer organisation that provided rural transport solutions until leaving in June 2016. Julia has a background in social housing,  tenant and resident involvement and community development. She has successfully managed customer services of  multi million pound social housing refurbishment projects, liaising with partners and tenants. As an NLP Practitioner and community coach; she is passionate about mentoring and coaching, both groups and individuals who want to make a difference. Julia lives in Derby with her family and two dogs, competing in dog shows across the country.

Richard joined the team in April 2017 as Company Secretary, former criminal defence barrister at a London Chambers, returned to the Midlands and moved to the employed bar with a local privately-owned property company. Also experienced in specialist education as a teacher within the prison system and at schools for students with emotional and behavioural disorders. Here to scrutinise, to challenge and to support.

Ian joined the team in September 2017 and brings his expertise into the team. A co-operative practitioner who is passionate about employee and community owned businesses, working alongside them to change and grow, to be able to achieve their goals in a changing world. A calm, flexible and thoughtful approach allows me to understand the needs of clients. Will always start from the people involved and work out how best to work alongside them to achieve their goals. I will only work with an enterprise if I believe I can make a positive difference. If I can help I will, if I cannot I will try and find someone who can. Specialities: Enjoy strategy, helping people step back and think through where they want to go and what they want to achieve. Community shares and employee ownership. Working with co-operative & social enterprises to plan for growth, successful change; coaching and advising boards and decision makers.
Member of Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Business Board.
Have a few qualifications, associate membership, registrations & most importantly testimonials which suggest I know a little about what I do.