Meet Our Facilitators

We are very lucky to be working with a multi-talented and passionate pool of facilitators. Find out more about them below!

Andrew Morris

After a career in journalism and speechwriting, Andrew retrained as a secondary Humanities teacher. He has latterly focused his work on citizenship and religious education and as well as being a facilitator for 3FF Andrew is a qualified Holocaust educator. He is currently conducting doctoral research on the potential attitudinal impact of Holocaust education.

Emmy Isham

Emmi holds a BA Hons in Theatre Studies from Lancaster University. Her roles have included facilitator, writer, director, theatre practitioner, Arts Manager and finally Artistic Director of a Midlands based arts company. In recent years she has returned to her core passion of working creatively within educational settings, communities and within corporate organisations. She is the Artistic Director of Bonanza Creative, gives specialist lecturers at Warwick University and provides training and facilitation for Birmingham City University.

Fatema Khimji

Fatema Khimji has been a teacher for 4 years and has recently relocated to Birmingham from London. She trained as a primary school teacher, specialising in Religious Education at Roehampton University and joined 3FF to pursue her passion for educating herself and others about the diverse world we live in. She has previously taught at a faith school, mainstream school and an academy and is currently a Senior Leading Teacher at an Academy in Northfield, Birmingham.

Joe Duggan

Originally from Northern Ireland, Joe began his facilitation work in cross-community settings in post-ceasefire Belfast and has worked in the fields of education, creative writing, special needs and community facilitation . His first poetry collection, Fizzbombs (2008) was highly commended in the Forward Priz. Since 2011 he has co-chaired the successful environmental project "Crystal Palace Transition Town" and has ten years of experience as a primary school teacher. He is also a regular performer on the London spoken word scene. 

Fernande Pool

Fernande Pool has recently completed a PhD in Anthropology at the London School of Economics. In her research, she challenges political and common-sense (mis)understandings of what religion and secularism is, through a study of secularism and Islam in India. She continues this work with FaithXchange, the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network, and at 3FF. 

Georgina Bednar

Georgina Bednar is a creative producer and facilitator. She has previously led participation projects, training young people as facilitators for The Children Society and is facilitating a campaigning research project for Save the Children in schools this year. She has facilitated creative projects for Trestle Theatre, BAC and TARU Arts and co-led MUJU, the Muslim Jewish Theatre Co based at the Tricycle Theatre for 7yrs, for whom she is now a trustee. As producer, Georgina has led work with the Roundhouse, Barbican and in 2015, curated and produced Almeida Greeks, a multi art festival over 5months. She now leads No Ordinary Experience, an arts and participation company.

Wilf Merttens

Wilf Merttens is an award winning storyteller, a published poet and an occasional journalist. He runs inspiring workshops that help people of any ability learn what magnificent performers they all are. He is also the youth minister in a Baptist church. www.wilfmerttens.co.uk

Helen Tomblin

Helen Tomblin has a PGCE in Primary teaching and is training to be a Forest School Instructor. She has over 20 years youthwork experience and used to be the Bishop's Adviser for Youth Ministry in the Church of England, Birmingham. Alongside being a 3FF Facilitator, Helen is a comedy promoter (The Laughing Sole) a Boxercise Instructor, and works to co-ordinate Community Health Projects. She has a dog, and enjoys running and paddle-boarding with him. Sometimes he even joins her on Obstacle Course runs. She is experienced in running workshops in interfaith dialogue in Birmingham and is committed to building community cohesion.

Kate Massey-Chase

Kate Massey-Chase is a creative arts practitioner, consultant and academic, working across a range of educational and community settings. Her experience includes delivering theatre-based and creative writing projects with young migrants, in prisons, with recovering addicts, and mental health service users. She has also delivered and developed a national Sex & Relationship Education programme for Family Lives, and is a role model for Diversity Role Models.

Tunde Euba

Tunde Euba is an actor, writer, director, facilitator and photographer. His strong drama background has served him well in the participatory arts and he uses it in many different contexts - from nursery school to corporate business. Tunde is committed to using drama as a tool for education, empowerment and personal development. Indeed, his mantra is; drama adds value to everything!

Shehroze Khan

Shehroze Khan is a Maths graduate from the University of Nottingham, and has always had an avid interest in social and political affairs. He has been involved in a number of campaigns and initiatives centred on identity and representation, and currently serves as a community activist, freelance facilitator and filmmaker. Shehroze has an avid interest in filmmaking, and aspires to use media and education as tools to promote positivity and ethics.

Lizzie Ogle

Lizzie works as a freelance education facilitator for 3FF, having previously worked on youth education programmes for organisations such as Leap Confronting Conflict, Conflict and Change and Quaker Peace and Social Witness. She is also a musician and is currently completing a PhD in Ethnomusicology, focusing on sacred music in Brazil. In her spare time she mostly plays drums.

Manju Nair

Manju Nair specialises in Media and Film education as well as Global Learning. She delivers training on international school projects, and pupil activism and has extensive experience of delivering cross curricular projects for schools in Europe and Asia.  Manju is Lead Trainer for UN Women UK. As well as expertise on diverse topics of global education and community cohesion, she is passionate about offering teaching strategies that engage students with Gender Equality, Human Rights of Women and Girls and working with men and boys to promote equality for all. She is also a Local Advisor (London and SE) on the Global Learning Programme.

Matthew Evans

I was born in Aylesbury and grew up in south London, where I have lived ever since.  Alongside my work as a workshop facilitator, I run a theatre company called Gameshow.  We create shows in London and across the UK.  When I’m not working I like going for long walks and swimming outdoors.

Rachel Southern

Rachel is a drama workshop facilitator, performer and storyteller who has worked with children, teenagers and adults with and without disabilities in creative and educational environments. Her current work focuses mostly on primary education and creating devised theatre with children – in her workshops she uses a combination of drama and movement to engage and inspire creativity. Central to Rachel’s approach is the belief in the transformative and educational benefits that the performing arts can bring to participants both inside and outside the classroom. 

Timothy Stacy

Dr Timothy Stacey is a PhD graduate of and Research Assistant at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London. His research focuses on developing solidarity in a religiously diverse world. Tim is committed to research that brings people of different backgrounds together to agitate for social justice.

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