PATH - Working Together for Play.

Meet the Team

 

Eleanor Image, Play Development Manager

Eleanor joined the PATH team in 2003 and has worked on lots of different projects, whether that's playing on estates, training playworkers and parents, managing an Adventure Playground or doing community play outreach work they all involve advocating for children's play. Currently managing PATH Eleanor is fundraising for new exciting projects and enjoying managing current PATH projects and the great team of playworkers.

Majeda Begum, Finance and Administration Officer

Majeda joined the PATH team in 2005 and currently manages the finance and administration areas of the organisation.  Having previously worked as a Receptionist at a community centre she joined the team as an Admin Assistant and evolved her role capacity to include areas of HR and IT as well as attending PATH's Playwork Basics training to gain better understanding of play and playwork.

Khalida Begum, Project Support Worker

Khalida joined PATH in June 2017. Her ambition is to be able to make a difference in peoples lives by getting them involved in the community. She has previous experience in running her own Parents Forum, and is determined to help PATH build a network of parents, and children who love playing outside. Her aim is to make parents aware of the amazing work PATH delivers, so we can all play a part in bringing back fun and creating a memorable childhood.

Panda Gavin, Playworker 

Panda has been a playworker with PATH since 2015 working on different sessions around the borough. Panda did a Community Play Coordinator role from Jan 2016 - March 17 involving taking loose parts into school and saw imaginary play increase during lunch time. Panda is the PATH social media expert and brings a playful attitude to the sessions.

Inga Krzywakowska, Playworker

Inga started at PATH in 2004 as an experienced playworker, bringing her skills to inclusive and estate based play sessions. Now working at Phoenix school she stays with PATH for after school play session and is our queen bubble maker.

Nazuma Bibi, Playworker

Nazuma attended playwork training delivered by PATH in 2006 and learnt she wanted to be a playworker. Being a Mum and a Tower Hamlets resident for many years she brings local knowledge and can tell other Mums to leave the housework and come out to play.

Kitty Schuchard

Kitty has worked at PATH for over 10 years before leaving in 2015 but found that imaginative, creative outdoor play on various Tower Hamlets estates called her back. Kitty is Level 3 Playwork qualified and is back doing regular work with PATH as well as following her own very creative talents.

Charlie Caplan-Wilson, Playworker

Charlie started at PATH in 2015, now a graduate of Circus Space Charlie shares her somersaulting and hand standing skills on play sessions in Poplar and Mile End.


Jahan Hussain, Playworker

PATH first met Jahan in 2006 when he came to play at Whitehorse Adventure Playground with his older brother and sister. Keen on digging in the sand, playing with water and cooking on fires he was a playful, smiley happy child. Since then he has trained in child care, worked with Tower Hamlets Parks Team and got taller, other than that he has not changed much. 

Tim Gill, Volunteer

Tim has been volunteering as a playworker with PATH since 2013 getting involved with both indoor and outdoor play in Mile End. Tim has years of experience writing, thinking , researching and evaluating play and playwork travelling as far as Australia to share the UK playwork ethos.