Meet the Team


Sally Phillips



Ann-Marie Fisher

Head of Engagement

Ian Soars

MD of Fegans’ Service & Special Projects

Learn more about Ian

Ian brought his 18 years experience at Hays driving large contract design and delivery when he joined Fegans as Chief Executive.

Ian is a trained parent support worker and focuses on how we can raise our children to be resilient and with good mental health.  He runs workshops with recently separated parents as part of divorce recovery programmes and works with families in their homes to help support parents to be the best they can be. Fegans’ parent support, intervention and training programme provides families in need with skills to help them become self-sufficient and break generational cycles of behaviour.  

Outside of the world of parent support, Ian spends time with his wife and three teenage daughters, is learning to box and attends Kings Church in Eastbourne where he lives.

Claire Marshall

Finance Manager

Jane Cekic

East Kent Area Manager

Sonia Winifred

London Area Manager

Learn more about Sonia

Sonia is a local Councillor in Lambeth so has very good knowledge of the community and its growing concerns. Prior to joining Fegans, Sonia was a community Librarian working with local special needs groups in Lambeth, such as Brixton Prison, elderly residential homes and mental health. Sonia is also a qualified Psychodynamic Psychotherapist in a private practice in Lambeth. She also works closely with Diabetes UK and set up the very first Diabetes Support Group for young people living with Type1 Diabetes in Lambeth.


Maggie Phillips

East Sussex Area Manager

Sarah Wallis

Head of Delivery

Nicola Baldwin

Parenting Lead

Learn more about Nicola

Nicola Baldwin is our Parenting Lead. She has been working for Fegans from January 2017 first as a volunteer, then as a Parent Support Worker and Volunteer Co-ordinator and now leads our Parenting Support Services. 

Nicola lives near Tunbridge Wells and has 4 children and 5 grandchildren.

David Bishop

Head of Technology

Learn more about David

David has been working for Fegans since 2015 as Head of Technology. He has been involved with IT for over 10 years and was brought in with a remit to modernise Fegans' IT infrastructure. David recently moved back to Eastbourne from London with his wife Rachael. They both worship at St Michael and All Angels church in Eastbourne. “I love working for Fegans. it’s such a great charity that makes a real difference to the lives of children and their families. It’s great to be able to use my love of computers for God's glory”

Esther Green

Safeguarding Lead

Learn more about Esther

Esther Green oversees safeguarding at Fegans. She has a Masters Degree in Children & Families Social Work and was a local authority child protection Social Worker for a number of years. Esther is one of the founders of Little Rascals Nurseries in Tunbridge Wells and has Early Years Professional Status. Esther is also an associate trainer for the Kent Safeguarding Children's Board. Esther lives near Tunbridge Wells with her husband and two children.