Meet the team

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Luke Wilkinson

Chief Executive linkedin

Luke brings over 10 years of experience in youth work and management to his role at Citywise, as well as his passion to see people grow. Luke reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for leading and supporting the wonderful team of staff and volunteers.

Hana Bútorová

Programme Director linkedin

Hana manages the Glasgow team and all of our local partnerships. With a passion for education and child psychology, Hana also oversees our curriculum development and is working towards her PhD researching character growth among children.

Rachel Andrews

Operations Manager

With a wealth of experience in finance and administrative management, Rachel diligently oversees Citywise's core operations. Integrated across all departments, Rachel supports the facilitation and growth of our programmes.

Richard Grey


As a chartered accountant Richard supports Citywise's Senior Leadership and Trustees with all things financial. Richard brings a wealth of experience to the team having worked in the oil industry and as an academic at Strathclyde and Heriot-Watt universities.

Jessica Roper

Manchester Programmes Manager

Having volunteered as a mentor in Glasgow, Jess now leads our Community Mentoring Groups in Manchester, whilst also studying a law conversion course. Jess hopes to use her passion for working with children to work in family or child law.

Zuzi Butorova

Glasgow Programmes Manager linkedin

Coming soon.

Kika Inacio

Senior Project Leader (Manchester)

Coming soon.

Amy Livingstone

Senior Project Leader (Glasgow)

Coming soon.

Marcelle Samuels

Staff and Volunteer Support (Manchester) linkedin

With a wealth of experience in Human Resources, Marcelle’s passion and training lies in mediation and conflict coaching. Marcelle offers the Citywise team and volunteers a space to talk over a cup of tea about issues she can bring her expertise to.

Asun Gaytan de Ayala

Staff and Volunteer Support (Glasgow)

Coming soon.

Fr Joe Evans

Chaplain to Citywise

As one of the founders of our charity in 1994, Fr Joe is delighted to return recently as the Chaplain to Citywise. With many years of chaplaincy experience in London, Fr Joe’s role is to offer a space for our students, young people and families to ask life’s big (and little) questions.

Rebecca Donaghey

Marketing Intern (Glasgow)

With a passion for working with children and families, Becca is doing a year-long internship in Glasgow. She is helping develop our families work while mentoring on one of the projects and supporting our Mentoring for Mentors programme.