Belong’s services are led by our CEO, Esther Wanjie-Nyeko. Esther is a senior Restorative Justice practitioner with two decades of experience working with people who have offended and/or been a victim of crime, and over a decade of senior management experience. Before setting up Belong with our cofounder in 2010, Esther gained an understanding of issues in criminal justice globally by working in a number of African prisons.

Belong’s team possess a wealth of expertise in project, financial and staff management as well as in work with disadvantaged people, including young people, people serving sentences in prison and those with mental health problems. The team have robust knowledge and experience of risk management processes and share a genuine desire to help make positive change possible for people who have offended or been victims of crime.

Belong’s CEO

Head of Programmes

Head of Development

Development Manager

Senior RJ Practitioner, Y2A Hub

Service Manager, PLAN A

Service Manager, HMP/YOI Isis

RJ Practitioner, HMP The Mount

Service Manager, HMP Featherstone

Service Manager, HMP Coldingley

RJ Service Manager, HMP The Mount

Mentoring Project Coordinator, HMP Brixton

RJ Practitioner, HMP/YOI Feltham

Creative Psychotherapist, HMP/YOI Isis

Creative Psychotherapist, HMP/YOI Feltham