Roweena Russell

Role: Centre Manager

Joined Byker: September 2018

Work history: Drug and Alcohol Front-line work - Strategy- Commissioning- harm reduction - Needle Exchange Services - HIV community Support & Education

Studies - Child Care 0-7 - Social Care diploma - Business Economics and Social Sciences - Dual Honours Degree

Roweena is from Ireland and has lived in the North East for 15 years.

Interests: Roweena loves cycling - photography - cooking and everything to do with food and her cat called Skype.

Aly Smith

Role: Engagement Manager

Joined Byker: 2009

Work history: Artist - supporting Byker and other organisations with accountants and funding.

Studies - Art history Degree.

Interests: Punk- Art - Tattoos - playing the recorder.