Who's Who

Elliott Goldstein – Chair

Elliott is a partner at the MBS group.  He has been an active lay leader in the Jewish community since he was a teenager.

Ashley Lerner

Ashley is the Chief Executive of Maccabi GB and has always been involved in Jewish communal life and informal education. Having grown up in FZY, Ashley was also President of his university Jewish Society and originally joined Maccabi GB through managing its Streetwise project.

David Collins

David is the Executive Director of Tribe, which is part of the United Synagogue.  He has broad experience of working with young people.  David began his work as a youth leader in Bnei Akiva and has always engaged in synagogue youth work and services.

Rabbi Andrew Davis

Andrew is the Head of Jewish studies and Assistant Head at Yavneh College.  Andrew has worked in synagogue based Youth Work and was the Maskir of Bnei Akiva.  He is currently studying for a PhD is Holocaust Studies.

Dr Roy Graham

Roy is the Director of Programme and Planning at UJIA.  Roy has previously worked at JW3 and has led informal educational programmes in Israel and the UK.

Neil Martin

Neil is the CEO of the JLGB (Jewish Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade).  He is the Chair of the Interfaith Youth Trusts and the Forum for Yom HaShoah UK.

Claudia Mendoza

Claudia is the Co-Chief Executive of the JLC.  Claudia sets the strategy and priorities for the Public Affairs team and leads on the JLC’s policy positions.  She has worked for various think tanks as a Research Analyst, focusing on the Middle East with a special interest in Iran and the transitioning Arab states.  She has a BSc in Biochemistry from University College London and an MA in Middle East Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is an alumna of the Adam Science Foundation Leadership Programme.

Raina Sheaf

Raina is the CEO at The Zone, Leeds.  Raina’s experience of community leadership is extensive and she has worked to develop The Zone from its inception.