Our committed Core Team helps the charity achieve its mission of ensuring every young person thrives in relationships.
They are responsible for designing and evaluating our workshops, engaging with schools and youth organisations, fundraising for LMK and all the functions that keep the charity on track, such as finance and IT.

Deirdre KehoeCEO

Deirdre Kehoe


Deirdre joined LMK from YoungMinds  where she held the roles of Interim Co-CEO and Director of Training and Services. She has worked in the charity sector for more than 20 years, has a Master's degree in Social Policy and brings a wealth of experience in leadership roles: delivering impactful services, leading organisational development, and driving charity ambassadorship.  Deirdre previously held senior roles in service delivery at Versus Arthritis and Diabetes UK and in fundraising and change management at NSPCC.

Shelly KhaledProgramme Manager

Shelly Khaled

Programme Manager

Shelly brings over 18 years experience of working in the youth sector, most recently at Think Forward an organistaion that gets young people ready for the world of work, but also in secondary schools, youth offending teams and victim support. He is passionate about empowering others to reach their potential and brings lived experience as well as a purpose driven approach to all his work with young people. Shelly holds various voluntary positions including as a Trustee of the Garden Classroom and as a Governor of a primary school in Enfield.

Rosamund DickinsonRelationship and Engagement Manager

Rosamund Dickinson

Relationship and Engagement Manager

Rosie brings over 10 years experience in the charity sector as a Volunteer Coordinator, Fundraising Administrator, and Donor Relations Manager across a range of charities. Outside of work, she has volunteered with a range of women’s rights organisations and campaigns covering issues related to VAWG, bodily autonomy, affordable childcare and strong maternity/paternity leave. A committed craftivist, she runs a weekly online stitch up connecting fiber artists and craftivists from the UK, US, Canada and Europe.

Anna OlliffeResearch and Evaluation Manager

Anna Olliffe

Research and Evaluation Manager

Anna has worked in the third sector for 15 years, both in international development and with UK based charities. She has been privileged to partner with people from a range of nationalities, ages and abilities to support them to tell their stories, express their needs and advocate for the services they deserve. Most recently she spent 8 years at Mencap where, amongst other things, she was working with project managers to further develop accessible methods of qualitative data collection. Anna is passionate about high quality social research and is fascinated by the challenge of ensuring that research and evaluation are rigorous, engaging and fully inclusive. In her spare time she volunteers as a Brownie Leader and with young people through her local Salvation Army.

Clare HoddinottInternal Operations Manager

Clare Hoddinott

Internal Operations Manager

Clare is an experienced team coordinator and project lead who has worked in both the creative industries and the charity sector. She was Referrals Coordinator and Participation Lead in the counselling & psychotherapy service at the Brandon Centre, a young people’s charity in Camden, for around seven years. More recently Clare has been freelancing as a professional photographer. In 2018, she was one of nine photographers working on the Tate Britain Year 3 Project, an inspirational artwork by renowned artist/filmmaker Steve McQueen.

Ailish EmmettCore team

Ailish Emmett

Core team

Ailish has joined Let Me Know after 6 years at YoungMinds, generating income from Trusts and Foundations, and working with colleagues across the organisation to help shape and fund the future of their work. Prior to this she worked with Access Sport on both project delivery and fundraising. Ailish loves to find creative ways to tell the story of the brilliant and much needed work in the charity sector, and help supporters find meaningful ways to be part of the change they want to see. She also enjoys spending time on the other side of fundraising too - recently taking part in her first half ironman triathlon to help young people who are going through a difficult time with their mental health.

Shekina RoseMarketing and Communications Manager

Shekina Rose

Marketing and Communications Manager

Shekina has worked in a wide range of marketing and communications roles in various charity and educational settings over the last 10 years - including at the University of Manchester, Creative Manchester, Leeds City College, Chol Theatre, Phoenix Dance Theatre, the British Association of Art Therapists and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. She loves to help organisations to grow, thrive and connect through creative storytelling and strategic marketing. Shekina is also an author, currently in the process of writing a selection of short stories and a longer novel exploring the themes of good and bad relationships, pop culture and being a millennial woman!

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