Meet The National Team

Founder

William Desmond

I began volunteering with theASCENT as PoD Leader for a cohort at theASCENT Cumbria, moving to Fundraising and Development in mid-2021. Professionally, I work for Westminster Diocese in Communications.

Administrator

Esther Corrigan

I began volunteering with theASCENT as PoD Leader for a cohort at theASCENT Cumbria, moving to Fundraising and Development in mid-2021. Professionally, I work for Westminster Diocese in Communications.

Director without Portfolio

Bryony Wells

I began volunteering with theASCENT as PoD Leader for a cohort at theASCENT Cumbria, moving to Fundraising and Development in mid-2021. Professionally, I work for Westminster Diocese in Communications.

Interim National Director

Gemma Wildsmith

I began volunteering with theASCENT as PoD Leader for a cohort at theASCENT Cumbria, moving to Fundraising and Development in mid-2021. Professionally, I work for Westminster Diocese in Communications.

Director of Fundraising and Development

Simeon Elderfield

I began volunteering with theASCENT as PoD Leader for a cohort at theASCENT Cumbria, moving to Fundraising and Development in mid-2021. Professionally, I work for Westminster Diocese in Communications.