Edward de Quay | Development Worker | Caritas Westminster
Edward is the Development Worker for St Mary’s University and Southwest London, supporting parish-based social action within the Hillingdon, Hounslow and Upper Thames Deaneries. Edward is Caritas Westminster’s lead on support for older people. Edward also leads on Caritas projects relating to care for creation and sustainability, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography and a MA in Biodiversity Conservation and Management. Before joining the team, Edward spent a year on the Catholic Parliamentary Internship, and is involved with the charity Crown of Thorns.
Sue Day | Development Worker | Caritas Westminster
Sue is the Development Worker for our North London Hub. In September 2014 Sue became a member of the new Caritas team, having spent eight years working at Caritas St Joseph's. She supports and establishes social action projects, keeping our friends with intellectual disabilities at the heart of her work. In the past Sue has worked as a parish youth worker and as a school counsellor at Finchley and St James’ Catholic High Schools. She has five sons and a lovely granddaughter. She enjoys walking, cooking, gardening, and travelling to new countries.
Phoebe Prendergast| Development Worker | Caritas Westminster
Phoebe is the Development Worker for our East London Hub. In this role she supports existing social action projects and helps to coordinate new initiatives. Phoebe is also Caritas Westminster’s lead on food initiatives, helping to support breakfast clubs and foodbanks in the Diocese. Before joining Caritas Westminster, Phoebe was part of the wider Caritas family, working with CSAN as part of the Catholic Parliamentary Internship. In her spare time Phoebe is a keen member of the Women’s Institute and coordinates a book club.
Finola Ryan | Development Worker | Caritas Westminster
Finola is our Development Worker for the Central London area, a role which allows her to fulfil her aim of empowering individuals affected by homelessness to transform their lives and restore hope for the future. Whilst Finola concentrates on housing projects, organising the Westminster Winter Night Shelter, she also works with Caritas Bakhita House supporting victims of human trafficking. Finola started working for Caritas St Joseph's in May 2011, where she helps families access their spiritual life. Previous to joining St Joseph’s, Finola worked in the medical and financial sectors.