Lena joined Westbourne Park family Centre as a Trustee in 2006. Lena founded The Mosaic Community Trust in 2005 with a vision to tackle religious intolerance and promote community cohesion. She is an international development professional with a successful international development career spanning 30+ years, which included senior positions with several major UK based NGOs as Head of international programme for Asia and Africa. Lena is a strong voice for the unrepresented BAME community in North Westminster, advocating for equality in health care provision. Lena has an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetics and an MPhil research degree in Social Development from Reading University, UK. Her expertise is in community based research, rights based community empowerment, health systems strengthening and equality, diversity and inclusion. Lena is the Chair of Westminster Community Network.
Elsie is a Credit Officer at a private bank in Mayfair - a boutique family owned private bank. Elsie holds a Bachelor's (Hons) degree in Business Management and a Masters degree (Msc) in Corporate Finance and Investment. She has a wealth of experience gained through her various roles in the banking sector over the last 15 years. She previously worked for Metro Bank as a Business Manager and a Commercial Credit Analyst and also worked for the Financial Ombudsman Services. She joined the board of trustees as a Treasurer in 2021. She is actively involved in the financial management and governance of WPFC and is excited to assist with the growth of the family centre.
Concia has a wealth of experience in the voluntary and community sector in Westminster and deep roots in both infrastructure organisations and delivery VCS organisations. Concia has worked in the Westminster borough as a volunteer and employee for 15 years. She is committed to seeing residents in the borough reduce their health inequalities and given the opportunity to be active citizens in their life choices regardless of their starting point in life. She has served in many different capacities including, trusteeships, school boards, active political party campaigning and embedded herself into community life and activity. Concia has a degree in Social Policy with Sociology. This was inclusive of an Erasmus student exchange in and a yearlong placement shadowing the CEO of a Tenants management organisation in Hackney. Her commitment to the resident’s health and wellbeing in the borough of Westminster is unwavering. She currently works as the Head of Social Prescribing in the leading voluntary sector organisation One Westminster.
Rev. Richard Dryer
Richard Dryer started as vicar at St Stephen’s Church, Westbourne Park in June 2019 and joined the trustees of the family centre shortly afterwards. Prior to ordination into the Church of England, Richard worked for 15 years as a portfolio manager, working for Schroders, Credit Suisse and finished his time in finance as Head of Global Credit at Aberdeen Asset Management. He was ordained in 2014 and served a curacy in Wimbledon prior to coming to St Stephen’s. He is particularly passionate about sharing the gospel with children and young people and previously served as a trustee on a Christian youth Charity.