Meet our staff
Every Changes Bristol staff member cares passionately about improving the wellbeing of people in Bristol. We can be contacted individually and are open to people getting in touch.
Jason Washbourne - Project Manager
Jason oversees the running of the charity. He began as a member going to Changes for his own mental health in 2008, and has since become a volunteer, facilitator, service manager and now Project Manager. Jason enjoys cuddling his dog, walking in the outdoors, mountaineering and music.
Kat Hartley - Development & Events Manager
Kat is responsible for fundraising and manages a number of fundraising events as well as working with local businesses who choose to support Changes Bristol. Kat leads on developing the charity through increasing awareness via social media and marketing. Outside of work, Kat loves nothing more than getting out in to the great outdoors, taking a dip in the sea and exploring the world!
Hannah Smart - Service Manager
Hannah’s job involves making sure the support groups run well; developing and delivering training; recruiting and supporting volunteers; measuring our impact and problem-solving. She first joined the charity as a meeting facilitator before coming to work for Changes in 2017. Hannah also works part-time as a counsellor and enjoys reading and yoga.
Tara Robinson - Peer Support Coordinator
Tara works closely with Hannah to ensure the smooth running of our support groups, delivering training and supporting volunteers. She became involved with the charity as a volunteer facilitator, fell in love with it and joined the team. She is a big fan of practising handstands and also works part-time as a writer and theatre director.
Barton Hill Settlement
41-43 Ducie Road