Our staff


Centre Manager: Karris Goodwin

Karris has been at Head Forward for 3 years. Before joining Head Forward Karris was a activity coordinator working with dementia patients. Karris has also worked within mental health. 

Jill Faulkner Head Forward Centre

Activity Co-ordinator: Jill Faulkner

Jill has been her husband's carer since 1999 when he suffered a TBI. Jill has had several years of experience as a volunteer at the Head Forward Centre.

Regular Volunteers

Keith Davies Head Forward Centre

Keith Davies

Keith became involved after his brother's brain injury in 1984. He became actively involved with Headway South Manchester & Stockport Branch and has held the position of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer.

Lee Gallagher Head Forward Centre

Lee Gallagher

Lee has been volunteering at HFC since October 2016. He was originally invited here to help make a film about the experiences of the attendees and enjoyed the experience so much that he decided to come back as a volunteer. He now hopes to pursue a PhD in Anthropology, focusing on the social and emotional consequences of TBI.