SAVE OUR BOYS AND GIRLS TEAM

Gemma Fox

Founder of Save our Boys and Girls a multi-award winning and highly acclaimed UK Urban Music star who has been in the Music & Performance industry since 2001. Gemma is an advocate and Ambassador for Female Empowerment and Domestic Violence, Gemma works tirelessly campaigning for various other charities. Gemma has managed contracts for Serco, Catch 22, Nacro, City Gateway, SLB CFBT and the route to work programme in conjunction with Catch 22 funded by HSBC. With many years experience managing ESF and SFA GLA (corporate funded contracts) won Gemma an award for ESF most outstanding tutor / mentor and employer in 2011. An experienced Youth Engagement Officer and female Entrepreneur Gemma brings both skill and passion to the organisation. Gemma's passion to help young people is what drives the rest of the Save our Boys and Girls team.

 
Michael Pusey  A high-profile DJ who was rewarded for his phenomenal contribution to Youth Work with an MBE in the 2016 Honours List. Michael created the now world renowned Peckham BMX Sports Club, a CIC which regenerated waste land and turned it into a BMX track for kids to practice, learn skills and start competing in competitive racing. Now Peckham BMX Sports Club is recognised as the UK’s No.1 club and has produced 70% of the British BMX Olympic Team to date. With medals being won by children nationally and globally the resounding success of this project is evident. Michael is a hands-on leader, engaging young people in grass roots sports and community-based activities. He is also a Charity Founder, Community Give Back, which offers young people skill-based courses and programmes in the Sports and Music sectors.

Michael Pusey

A high-profile DJ who was rewarded for his phenomenal contribution to Youth Work with an MBE in the 2016 Honours List. Michael created the now world renowned Peckham BMX Sports Club, a CIC which regenerated waste land and turned it into a BMX track for kids to practice, learn skills and start competing in competitive racing. Now Peckham BMX Sports Club is recognised as the UK’s No.1 club and has produced 70% of the British BMX Olympic Team to date. With medals being won by children nationally and globally the resounding success of this project is evident. Michael is a hands-on leader, engaging young people in grass roots sports and community-based activities. He is also a Charity Founder, Community Give Back, which offers young people skill-based courses and programmes in the Sports and Music sectors.

Nigel Thompson  A world renowned and critically acclaimed DJ known as DJ Jumping Jack Frost. He is also a published Author and Entrepreneur, with his own Auto-Biography and range of Music based merchandise. Nigel aka DJ Jumping Jack Frost also works in the local community and is highly active at ground level community engagement in localised gangs. Coming from Brixton He learnt about ‘ life ’ from an early age and recognises music was his ‘ exit route’  to a better standard of life and living. Nigel aka DJ Frost now uses this experience and expertise to work with young people in Music & DJ Workshop Masterclasses. H is also a great mentor to many young people.

Nigel Thompson

A world renowned and critically acclaimed DJ known as DJ Jumping Jack Frost. He is also a published Author and Entrepreneur, with his own Auto-Biography and range of Music based merchandise. Nigel aka DJ Jumping Jack Frost also works in the local community and is highly active at ground level community engagement in localised gangs. Coming from Brixton He learnt about ‘life’ from an early age and recognises music was his ‘exit route’ to a better standard of life and living. Nigel aka DJ Frost now uses this experience and expertise to work with young people in Music & DJ Workshop Masterclasses. H is also a great mentor to many young people.

Junior Smart  Junior is one of the Leading Experts in the UK on Gang Culture and Violence Desistance. A Senior Consultant based at St Giles Trust for over 12 years, Junior developed the award-winning SOS Gangs Project which is now London’s leading, and largest, Gang Exit programme reaching 500+ young people a year. He is a qualified Trainer and Gang Consultant and a valued member of Save our Boys and Girls.

Junior Smart

Junior is one of the Leading Experts in the UK on Gang Culture and Violence Desistance. A Senior Consultant based at St Giles Trust for over 12 years, Junior developed the award-winning SOS Gangs Project which is now London’s leading, and largest, Gang Exit programme reaching 500+ young people a year. He is a qualified Trainer and Gang Consultant and a valued member of Save our Boys and Girls.

Anthony Camara  Highly skilled and experienced Sound Engineer and Producer in the Music Industry. Anthony spent many years working for high-profile labels such as Sony, EMI and BMG and has additionally spent over 10 years working as a Youth Worker in Haringey. The only   Work Experience Ambassador in Haringey from his sector. Anthony has tirelessly engaged young people into positive skills-based placements. Anthony additionally created his own Not-For-Profit CIC, Creative Youth Zone CIC, which allows young people engaging to pursue qualifications and real careers in the Music industry. An excellent mentor, Anthony’s personable nature makes him very approachable to young people when building mentoring relationships.

Anthony Camara

Highly skilled and experienced Sound Engineer and Producer in the Music Industry. Anthony spent many years working for high-profile labels such as Sony, EMI and BMG and has additionally spent over 10 years working as a Youth Worker in Haringey. The only Work Experience Ambassador in Haringey from his sector. Anthony has tirelessly engaged young people into positive skills-based placements. Anthony additionally created his own Not-For-Profit CIC, Creative Youth Zone CIC, which allows young people engaging to pursue qualifications and real careers in the Music industry. An excellent mentor, Anthony’s personable nature makes him very approachable to young people when building mentoring relationships.

Kelly Ewers  Kelly Ewers s an experienced business transformation, bid writer and service design expert, with specialist expertise in criminal justice, youth services, gender specific services, welfare services, public services and stakeholder engagement. Kelly has led projects from concept and service design, through to solution architecture and bidding and then on too mobilisation. Kelly has led a number of new service design projects and complex mobilisation activities for new services, including links with Local Authority CEO’s, Community Safety Partnership Heads, the voluntary sector, key stakeholders such as MOPAC and key suppliers. Kelly is passionate about designing effective services for young people and supports them into sustainable and positive pathways.

Kelly Ewers

Kelly Ewers s an experienced business transformation, bid writer and service design expert, with specialist expertise in criminal justice, youth services, gender specific services, welfare services, public services and stakeholder engagement. Kelly has led projects from concept and service design, through to solution architecture and bidding and then on too mobilisation. Kelly has led a number of new service design projects and complex mobilisation activities for new services, including links with Local Authority CEO’s, Community Safety Partnership Heads, the voluntary sector, key stakeholders such as MOPAC and key suppliers. Kelly is passionate about designing effective services for young people and supports them into sustainable and positive pathways.

 
Nicky Chapman  Nicky is our resident Psychotherapist, Life Coach and Counsellor. She brings a wealth of expertise in a highly specialized, much needed area. Specialist subjects include Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Nicky will be engaging our young people with a range of services including Counselling and Positive Motivational Programmes.

Nicky Chapman

Nicky is our resident Psychotherapist, Life Coach and Counsellor. She brings a wealth of expertise in a highly specialized, much needed area. Specialist subjects include Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Nicky will be engaging our young people with a range of services including Counselling and Positive Motivational Programmes.