Meet The Team

Gerry Baldwin

Gerry Baldwin
Chief Executive

Length of time involved:
9 years for Fuse and 4 years for Pavillion

Favourite Film:
Empire Strikes Back

Wanted to be when growing up:
Football Player

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To try and make a positive difference in the local community.

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David Purcell
Sessional Youth Worker, Power Up Programme Officer

Length of time involved:
5 years 6 months at Fuse, 4 years Pavillion

Favourite Film:
Shane

Wanted to be when growing up:
Cowboy

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
encourage, develop and support young people.

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Jordan Shaw
Senior Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
The Lion King

Wanted to be when growing up:
An archaeologist, a herpetologist, a writer, and a clown.

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To make a positive difference to young people's lives.

Sophie Mitchell
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
1 month

Favourite Film:
Mrs Doubtfire

Wanted to be when growing up:
PE teacher

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I love staying active and exercising and have always wanted to play a part in spreading awareness of the benefits it can bring and seeing people develop their skills. My position at Pavillion allows me to share my interests and journey with others.

Ciaran Shearer
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
5 years

Favourite Film:
Mrs Doubtfire

Wanted to be when growing up:
Actor

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To work with young people and to give them different opportunities and see them grow in confidence.

Shauna Simpson
Peer Wellbeing Project Coordinator

Length of time involved:
Starting September 2020!

Favourite Film:
The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Wanted to be when growing up:
A singer

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To promote positive mental health whilst having fun!

Marilyn Boyd
Programme Coordinator

Length of time involved:
1 week

Favourite Film:
The Bodyguard

Wanted to be when growing up:
Singer or a Dancer

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Passionate about supporting children and developing communities

Deborah Walket
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
July 2020

Favourite Film:
PS I love you or the sweetest thing

Wanted to be when growing up:
Educational psychologis

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I love the fact that I can help young people and guide them in learning new things. I also learn from them every day and mutual teaching is very important to me.

Emma Granger
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Mama Mia (and Mama Mia 2)

Wanted to be when growing up:
A princess

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I love working in the community and getting to see the positive impact we have as an organisation

Lauren McMillan
Administration & Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
4 years

Favourite Film:
Just go with it

Wanted to be when growing up:
Vet

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I love being involved with the kids and watching them grow, giving them different opportunities and life skills.

Liam Young
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
Been going to pavillion for 5 years been volunteering for 2 or 3

Favourite Film:
Avengers Endgame

Wanted to be when growing up:
Want to be owner of my own company

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Its fun.