Meet the FareShare Yorkshire team:

If you have any questions or queries, drop us an email to enquiries@fareshareyorkshire.org

Click on a team member to find out more and to see their contact details.

Staff

Mark Hague

Training Manager

Mark Hague

Training Manager

Mark joined FareShare Yorkshire in 2010 and is a vastly experinced and qualified Warehouse and Fork Lift Truck Trainer. Mark leads and asseses our fantastic Employability Programme, helping individuals on a path to further training and employment which also supports our operations teams. Mark is able to train, assess and independantly verify QCF (NVQ) qualifications as well as provide Fork Lift Truck training and assesment. To find out more contact markhague@fareshareyorkshire.org

Steve Jarrett

Leeds SRC Warehouse Manager

Steve Jarrett

Leeds SRC Warehouse Manager

Steve joined us in June 2018 to manage our newly relocated Sub-Regional Centre in Leeds. He has over 20 years of food retail experience and he is excited to lead our Leeds-based team which works with Leeds City Council to supply quality surplus food to more organisations than ever before. If you have a query or want to volunteer at our Leeds Sub-RC contact stevejarrett@fareshareyorkshire.org

Pete Barringer

Development Officer

Pete Barringer

Development Officer

Pete started working for FareShare Yorkshire in 2014 when FareShare in Leeds was launched. He now works in the Development team and supports organisations to become Community Food Members. If you would like to discuss how to access surplus food from FareShare Yorkshire please contact peterbarringer@fareshareyorkshire.org or call 07921 852 638.

Jonathan Williams

Office & Development Manager

Jonathan Williams

Office & Development Manager

Jonathan joined FareShare Yorkshire in June 2017 and has responsibility for managing our offices, HR, volunteers, fundraising and working with our Chief Executive on any new development work. If you would like to discuss a potential new area of activity or partnership please contact jonathanwilliams@fareshareyorkshire.org or call 01226 235282.

Adam Bramley

Operations Manager

Adam Bramley

Operations Manager

Adam joined the team in February 2002 and is responsible for leading the food operations teams based in Barnsley and Leeds. He has vast experience and knowledge of Food Hygiene and Safety as well as food redistribution and logistics. He oversees the delivery and collection of surplus food, the methods by which it is sorted and stored and its timely dispatch to hundreds of frontline organisations. If you have a question about deliveries or collections please email him at adambramley@fareshareyorkshire.org or call 01226 757035.

Keely Neal

Shift Supervisor

Keely Neal

Shift Supervisor

Keely joined FareShare Yorkshire in 2015 as an apprentice and is now our Shift Supervisor in Barnsley. She manages and mentors our Employability trainees as well as ensuring our food deliveries are sorted and logged ready to redistribute to our 257 Community Food Members.

Andy Page

RLS Lorry Driver

Andy Page

RLS Lorry Driver

Andy joined FareShare Yorkshire in October 2018 and brings over two decades of experience in the Armed Forces’ Logistics Corps to his role. He collects quality in-date surplus from a select number of Food Partners as part of our groundbreaking Regional Logistics Solution (RLS) trial. He then delivers this to our regional centres for redistribution to hundreds of vital frontline organisations.

Hannah Bradley

Food Sourcing & Logistics Coordinator

Hannah Bradley

Food Sourcing & Logistics Coordinator

Hannah joined FareShare Yorkshire in October 2018 and has a great passion for the environment and sustainability. She coordinates and captures our Regional Logistics Solution trial, working with an exclusive number of Food Partners to redistribute their surplus food for the care of tens of thousands of vulnerable people each week.

Nick Vicary

FLT Instructor

Nick Vicary

FLT Instructor

Nick supported FareShare in Barnsley for many years through our social enterprise work. He rejoined the charity in October 2018 to help train people as part of our award-winning Employability work in Leeds.

Gareth Batty

Chief Executive

Gareth Batty

Chief Executive

Gareth has been FareShare Yorkshire’s Chief Executive since 2013 and working with the Board of Trustees has the overall responsibility for the leadership, management and strategic direction of the charity. Gareth is excited about the growth plans for the charity over the coming months and years to ensure that FareShare Yorkshire plays a major part in tackling Food Insecurity issues and ensuring everyone has access to the food they deserve.

To contact Gareth directly email garethbatty@fareshareyorkshire.org or call 01226 235281

Jason Williams

Van Driver

Jason Williams

Van Driver

Jason joined our team in November 2018 after successfully completing our John Lewis Foundation-funded employability programme. He achieved two forklift truck permits and volunteered both as a driver and operative.

Thanks to funding from the ASDA Fight Hunger Create Change Programme, he now works for the charity in our Leeds warehouse.

Duncan Baxter

Van Driver

Duncan Baxter

Van Driver

Duncan has volunteered at our Barnsley warehouse every day for the last 14 years and has supported FareShare Yorkshire for the majority of its journey so far.

Thanks to funding from the ASDA Fight Hunger Create Change Programme, he is now employed by the charity to deliver fresh produce surplus into Trussell Trust food banks.

James Carter-Birkinshaw

Warehouse Coordinator

James Carter-Birkinshaw

Warehouse Coordinator

James joined FareShare Yorkshire as a volunteer in 2018 and helped us to deliver surplus food to frontline projects across Doncaster each week. He successfully completed our employability programme, achieving two accredited forklift truck permits, and now works full-time in our Sub-Regional Centre as our Warehouse Coordinator.

James Oliver

Warehouse Operative

James Oliver

Warehouse Operative

James began volunteering our Barnsley Regional Centre at the end of 2017 and has offered a huge amount of support both in our warehouse and on the delivery vans. He successfully achieved a nationally-recognised FLT permit in 2018 and joined our staff team in 2019 thanks to funding from the Evan Cornish Foundation.

270,000 tonnes of perfectly edible food gets wasted by the food industry each year.

That’s enough for nearly 650,000,000 meals

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