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Management

MEET OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Muhammad

Muhammad Haneef

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Muhammad has over 30 years of social work experience both within statutory setting and private sector as a social worker, senior social worker and senior manager. Muhammad is one of the founding directors and set up the Agency in March 2000. Muhammad oversees finance and manages our key relationships with our bank, suppliers and other external parties.

Naseem Ahmed

Naseem Ahmed

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Naseem has over 30 years of social work experience both within the statutory and private sector as a practitioner in management, quality assurance and service development. Naseem provides valuable Input and advice on our operation and is one of the founding directors and set up the Agency in March 2000.

Karamjit Dhull

Karamjit Dhull

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Karamjit has over 28 years of social work experience and acts as Responsible Individual for Sunbeam London and Midlands. Karamjit joined Sunbeam in 2001 and oversees our business performance and HR issue. Karamjit is also a member of board.

Simon Williams

Simon Williams

CEO

Simon has been with Sunbeam for nine years and oversees the overall strategy and performance of the agency. He regularly visits our local offices and attends foster carer events. Simon is committed to Sunbeam being the best fostering agency we can be and delivering excellent support to foster carers and children and young people in our care. Simon’s wider fostering experience and knowledge is over 15 years through advice and support to Sunbeam and other fostering agencies on their strategy. Simon enjoys playing tennis, cycling and spending time with family and friends when not working.

Shariq

Shariq Ansari

FINANCE MANAGER

Shariq joined Sunbeam in 2005 and since then he has been involved in many aspects of the business including Finance, IT, Marketing & Recruitment. Shariq has more than 16 years of experience in Accounts and Finance and currently oversees the finances of Sunbeam Group across all regions. Shariq also has extensive experience working around fostering finances.

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Alison Lamb

HEAD OF SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Alison has been qualified as a social worker since 1993. She holds a Diploma in Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies. Alison also has a NVQ qualification in Management and an MSC in Advancing Practice in Family Violence Alison has many years of experience in the field or child protection and experience of running a fostering panel as the chair. She is highly motivated and committed to keeping our children and young people safe and ensuring they have the best possible outcomes so they can achieve and become successful adults. Alison is Agency Decision Maker.

Helen Daly

Helen Daly

HEAD OF FOSTERING

Helen Daly first qualified as a social worker in 2000, she started her career with Southampton Child Protection Enquiry Team, and thereafter worked for Barnet referral and assessment team. Helen has had eight years’ experience in front line social work where she extensively developed her practice in child development and passionate about the rights of children and young people and is a strong force of ensuring this happens within the safeguarding children and young people prior to starting her career in fostering. Helen has since undertaken five years as a team manager for Sunbeam Fostering prior to setting up Sunbeam Pride Fostering Service as the Registered Manager. Helen is now the Head of Fostering working with all three regions Registered Manager and  is also taking a lead role in our Enhanced Fostering Service.  Helen has level 5 Management & Leadership Diploma, Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy Diploma and Systemic Practitioners Diploma.

Nicola

Nicola Westley

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Over the last 15 years Nicola has gained extensive knowledge and experience within Sunbeam Fostering Agency. Nicola is our Business Development Manager, her responsibilities include managing our placements, recruitment and administration teams. Nicola holds strong knowledge of our contractual arrangements and supports the agency to work collaboratively with our Local Authority partners through contract and relationship management.

Massoud Malang

Massoud Malang

IT MANAGER

Massoud joined Sunbeam family in 2015 after completing his Masters Degree in Information Technology. He joined as an IT Officer and is now the IT Manager for Sunbeam Fostering Group who oversees the IT department for all regions. Massoud is also involved in delivering training to foster carers on various Internet Security and Safety areas.

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John Collins

REGISTERED MANAGER (SUNBEAM LONDON & SOUTH)

John has over 25 years of experience in social care and over 15 years’ experience in working for Independent Fostering Agencies. John has worked as a supervising social worker through to Registered Manager and Responsible Individual. He particularly enjoys seeing the achievements and development of children and young person supported by the agency.

Shams Zaidi

Shams Zaidi

REGISTERED MANAGER (SUNBEAM MIDLANDS)

Shams has experience in fostering for over 12 years, he is a qualified social worker practitioner and has experience of practicing teaching students alongside supervising social workers working with complex and challenging cases. Shams has a passion for radical social work , he enjoys empowering individual and believes that in “Social work promotes social change and the empowerment and liberation of people.”

Emma Rawlinson

Emma Rawlinson

REGISTERED MANAGER (SUNBEAM PRIDE)

Emma first qualified as a social worker in 1999. She initially worked within a safeguarding service and was the deputy manager of a local authority parenting assessment unit for 7 years. Emma then worked in the Hertfordshire Fostering Service for 8 years, managing 2 different fostering teams before joining Sunbeam Pride in June 2019. Emma is passionate about ensuring that foster carers are supported as effectively as possible in order that they are able to provide children and young people with the care that they need in order to thrive and achieve.