Guiding the project and working closely with the young people are:

Andrea Doran
Director of Programming and Learning on behalf of Verbal

Andrea manages programme activity developed and delivered by Verbal along with all relationships and strategic partnerships that enable Verbal to deliver its vision, 'a place were every story matters'.   

Andrea has over 10 years' experience working in the community sector and specialises in working with vulnerable young people.  

Danny Bryce – Programme Manager on behalf of Extern

Danny currently manages a number of projects within Extern, including: Time-out, Youth Support, Passport, Strength to Strength, Independent Visiting, and Intensive Fostering Support.  Danny has worked for Extern for 25 years as a volunteer, relief worker, full-time worker, co-ordinator, manager, and now as programme manager. He has been involved with Extern since he was a teenager taking part in cross-community summer camps. Danny has provided support to thousands of children during his career as part of Extern’s children services team.

Fergal Barr – Project Manager on behalf of Extern

Fergal will manage the Third Space project on behalf of Extern and Verbal. More information about Fergal's role and experience to follow.