We operate as a group of associates, all with our own freelance work, who pool our time and resources to work together on areas that matter to us where we can make a difference.
We thought you might like to know a brief bit about each of us before you consider getting in touch. 

Click on the names to read a little more

If these biographies leave you still curious, email hello@t4P.org.uk and we’ll arrange a cuppa with a couple of us. If they are enough to make you think you’d like to explore working with drop us a line and we’ll get back to you promptly.

Kamran Rashid

Kamran is a qualified JNC youth worker with 18 years’ experience of working with young people locally, nationally and internationally. He set up Leeds Muslim Youth Forum after the July 7th attacks in London 2005 and in 2008 established a national advisory group of young Muslims for Rt Hon Ed Balls and Hazel Blears. He has a particular interest in...

Mahbub Nazir

Mahbub has over ten years’ experience working in depth in his local community, working mostly with young people. His passion and aim is to support others to focus on developing life skills, identifying what they can contribute to society and helping to overcome deprivation. He seeks to unite religious and non-religious communities to encourage a collective...

Lydia Catterall

Lydia is a creative practitioner with experience of working in community, education, business and arts settings. Whether involved as an artist, researcher, writer or facilitator, she aims to connect conversations, host spaces for collaboration and enable a holistic and inclusive approach to working across sectors at a local, national and international level. Lydia is happiest being...

Sue Hoey

Sue has a background in church-led community engagement, with a particular focus on supporting collaborative working to avoid duplication and competition. She has been involved in several Leeds-based and national initiatives, including being part of the small team which established Leeds Citizens. Her current focus is on community-based research, such as evaluations, change processes or...

Tony Herrmann

Tony is Director of COGS, an independent community development organisation. He has extensive experience in community development, training, evaluation, research and facilitation, including: 25 years community work in disadvantaged communities; establishing and managing a regional community work training organisation; co-managing the Yorkshire regional empowerment partnership (2006-2011) and working as a rep for the Big Local...

Joy Justice

Joy is a facilitator, trainer, mediator and researcher. She has five years’ overseas experience in community development and action-oriented research with marginalised groups and a PhD using action research to explore governance and encourage reflective practice in the fair trade sector. She works freelance supporting groups to develop skills in conflict resolution, group processes and...

Imran Arif

Imran is a co-learner, researcher, writer and facilitator, with over 10 years of experience working in the education sector, both as a qualified teacher and as a Higher Education lecturer in the Social Sciences. He holds a Master’s degree in Education, and works with a number of practices, including Art of Hosting training, to help...

Jon Dorsett

Jon specialises in creative and participatory harvesting and communications. With 20 years’ experience in the campaigning, charity and community sector Jon is dedicated to using creativity in participatory ways to create social change. Jon combines practical skills such as graphic harvesting, film-making and photography, with over 12 years’ experience of charity administration and management at...

Ed Carlisle

Core team
Ed has co-led Together for Peace since 2003. Through that work, and also separately through his involvement in a wide range of voluntary programmes across Leeds, he has extensive experience of: community innovation and development, especially in disadvantaged areas; project and event management; facilitation; inter-community and cohesion work; communications and marketing; youth work; creative approaches...

Mike Love

Project manager
Mike is the founder practitioner of T4P. He has extensive experience of creating and holding space where contentious issues between participants can be addressed in a way that people feel safe to take risks. Driven by a deep concern for justice and hope for all that cities can be, he is currently researching the political...