Meet the Team

Birmingham Settlement is driven by our values of: Committed; Non-judgemental; Accountable; Caring; Enabling; Responsive. Our work is underpinned by these values and our people are committed to and passionate about all those we work with.

Our team are based at our hubs across Birmingham in Aston, Ladywood and Kingstanding. We love hearing from the people we support and those who support us! You can get in touch by calling 0121 250 0777 or email info@bsettlement.org.uk.

Martin Holcombe – Chief Executive

Joining the Settlement nearly 20 years ago as HR Manager, Martin then became our Chief Exec in 2006. Martin manages and develops the operations of the Settlement to ensure we achieve what we set out to do and that our work aligns with our strategic objectives and vision.

Sukhdeep Gill – Finance & Corporate Affairs Manager

Sukhdeep has over 20 years’ experience in accounts management, she joined us in 2004. As well as leading our finance functions, Sukhdeep is responsible for our places and spaces including managing our buildings, three charity shops and general infrastructure of the Settlement.

Maxine Reid – Community Action & Wellbeing Manager

Birmingham Training Unit merged with Birmingham Settlement in 2014 when Maxine joined us with over 20 years experience as their Business Development Manager. Since 2018, Maxine has managed our Community Action team in Aston, delivering and developing services which build wellbeing for all ages.

Rebecca Hadley – Training, Employment & Enterprise Manager

Over the last decade, Rebecca has worked with the Settlement at various points, supporting us in the development of a number of our core services; including establishing our older adults programme, ‘Ageing Well’ in 2007. Rebecca rejoined us in 2020 as Training, Employment & Enterprise Manager and now heads up our Training & Employment team as well as developing our models of social enterprise.

Jelena Dukic – Money Advice Services Manager

Jelena first worked with the Settlement in 2013 as a Money Adviser and returned to us in 2019 in a Supervisor role. In 2020 she became our Money Advice Services Manager, leading on our debt and benefit advice services, financial literacy and learning and ensures our compliance and quality for our money advice services contracts.

Lauren McCabe – Fundraising & Communications Officer

Lauren joined the Settlement in 2019 and coordinates the fundraising & communications functions of the organisation. She is responsible for generating voluntary income and developing marketing and communication tools which promote the work of the Settlement.

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