Eleni leads the team and is responsible for overseeing the direction of The Comfrey Project, fundraising and financial management.
Administration and Finance Officer
Mike provides administrative support across the team and coordinates the use of our spaces for our various events, sessions and workshops.
Hossein Elahi Boroujeni
Session Coordinator (Culture Hub)
Hossein originally came to The Comfrey Project as a volunteer himself. Having started his Comfrey career leading a research project, he now coordinates the weekly Culture Hub.
Session Coordinator (Language & Skills Cafe)
Previously a Comfrey Project volunteer, Mufida now runs the weekly Language and Skills Café, as well as providing support on our research project and other regular events.
Tessa is the first point of contact for new people at The Comfrey Project. Tessa oversees the registration and induction of new participants, referrals, and volunteers. She provides oversight and support for all of our volunteers throughout their Comfrey journey.
Social Media & Marketing Intern
Fausta joined the Comfrey Project through Newcastle University’s Internship Scheme for 2021-22. She is helping us to improve and increase the effectiveness of our social media use and marketing practices as an organisation.
Penny Schofield (Chair)