Sam is a mechanical production engineer by profession. He has over 15 years’ experience of the charity sector and joined Harmoni in October 2015 having spent the 10 years prior to that as CEO of USEL. Sam’s key theme for Harmoni is to “do more for more” and this has formed the core underpinning of the strategic direction over the past 6 years.
Maurice has been working at Harmoni since 2014. He is the general manager for the organisation and oversees the operations of the charity at both sites in Bangor and Belfast. Maurice had a personal link with Harmoni before becoming general manager, his brother Denis was a resident of the Stuart Memorial House Nursing Home for 10 years before passing away.
Maurice has 25+ years’ experience working in senior management roles in various companies. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping up with sports, in particular football and golf.
Alice has been working at Harmoni since 2017 as the organisations finance manager. Her role involves looking after and overseeing the finances of the organisation. Before working at Harmoni Alice was a chartered accountant for a practice firm in Belfast.
In her spare time Alice enjoys running and playing football. She also coaches’ football for the DC Diamonds.
Shirley-Anne joined Harmoni in 2021 as HR Manager and is responsible for the HR function of the organisation. Before joining Harmoni, Shirley-Anne worked in human resource management in a variety of business sectors and is also experienced in HR Consultancy.
In her spare time, Shirley-Anne loves to go hiking in “The Mournes” with her husband, four children and two dogs!
Edmund has managed Utility Street Hostel since 2012.
Previously he managed homeless hostels in Downpatrick, Belfast, and South Armagh.
In his life outside of work Edmund enjoys walking and he has completed the Camino Santiago trail seven times.
Paul has worked at Utility Street Hostel since 2012, however he has worked in the homeless sector since 1992, working and managing in a range of different services.
In his free time, he enjoys the great outdoors and the arts.
Amanda has over 30 years’ experience in the Health and Social Care Sector across a range of disciplines and has been working at Harmoni since June 2020. As Registered Manager for Strickland’s Care Village she has operational responsibility for the daily service delivery.
Outside of work Amanda enjoys exploring the countryside with her children and floatation therapy to wash away life’s pressures.
Derek has been working for Harmoni since November 2021. His role is temporary project manager of the Keys to Life programme at Utility Street Hostel. He is currently covering for Holly who is on maternity leave and has just had a baby boy.
In his time outside work, Derek enjoys being active and getting outside. He also likes music, movies and a good cup of coffee.
Natalie has been working as a research associate for Harmoni since November 2021. Her role involves keeping up to date with research and finding new and innovative ways to deliver our services. Before starting at Harmoni Natalie studied Health Psychology and worked in a range of settings from mental health to disability.
In her spare time Natalie enjoys walking with her dogs and paddle boarding in the summer.