Penny Mansfield CBE by Mark Weber

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Penny Mansfield CBE is a sociologist specialising in qualitative research on marriage and couple relationships and on evidence-based practice and policy. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and a regular contributor to both print and broadcast media.  She is a member of the Department of Health Expert Group for the Healthy Child Programme and of the Department for Work and Pension’s Ministerial Steering Group for family support services.

Penny was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2013 New Year honours list for her services to children and families. Selected publications include ‘Relationship Difficulties and Help Seeking Behaviour’, with J. Ramm, L. Coleman and F. Glenn, 2010, How Helping Works: Towards a shared model of process, with D. Braun, and H. Davis, 2006, and ‘Better partners, better parents’, in Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 2005.

Verity Glasgow by Dean Wilson

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Deputy Director – Operations

Verity has worked for 12 years in service delivery, development and income generation working for Mind and The Terrence Higgins Trust, before joining OnePlusOne in 2011. A qualified PRINCE 2 Practitioner with extensive experience of service delivery, Verity holds the overview of the charity’s activities, leading strategic development of OnePlusOne, managing risk and developing strategic partnerships. 


Jonathan Devereux by Mark Weber


Head of Finance

Jonathan qualified as an accountant (CIPFA) in 1996 and has over 13 year’s experience of charity accounting. During 2008-2010 he was Interim Director, Finance at the Arts Council leading the 30 strong National team, having joined the Arts Council, a Charity in 2003 as Assistant Director, Finance in 2003. Previous roles have included five years as Finance and Planning Manager for English Heritages Major Projects team 1998-2003.

Kate Nicolle by Dean Wilson

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Learning and Training Manager

Kate has 20 years of experience working in the parenting sector with both families and frontline practitioners. Her background includes many varied roles within the parenting sector, from working one to one with families supporting them through challenging times to working on large scale projects for the NHS designing and delivering parenting programmes.

Kate is involved with developing and delivering OnePlusOne’s training programmes and taking new learning to frontline practitioners. She also works in the corporate environment sharing our research and training with those who work in the commercial world.

Kate is always interested in talking about new training opportunities so please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have a query or a request you would like to discuss