District Team

The District Team are responsible for delivering Scouting to over 1200 members in the London Boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets.
We'll be announcing some changes shortly to the way that we're structuring things to begin to get ready for larger changes to Scouting in 2024.

Lead Volunteer (District Commissioner)

Kevin Bridge

Responsible for strategic vision and development of The Scouts in the London boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets.
Please contact the relevant team lead below unless escalating a problem / appealing their decision.

email: dc@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

Team Leads

Deputy / Team Lead

Alessia Cilione

Deputy / Team Lead

Abdulmukith Ahmed

Deputy / Team Lead
Volunteering Development

Kay Leggett

Programme Team

Youth Commissioner

Freya Murphy

Tasked with making sure that young people are at heart of all our decision making

email: freya.murphy@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

Explorer Scout Commissioner

Branca Pegado

Responsible for the 14-18 year old District Explorer Scout Section

email: explorers@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

District Leader (Young Leaders)

-- Covered by Explorer Commissioner --

Responsible for the operation of our Young Leader Scheme for Explorer Scouts and young people aged 14+ (usually for their DofE Service project).

email: explorers@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Advisor

Bernard Sacarello

email: DofE@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

District Support Team

Appointments Committee Chair

George Chillingworth

Responsible for managing the appointments advisory sub-committee, part of the vetting process for adult volunteers.

email: appointments@eastlondonscouts.org.uk 

Appointments Committee Secretary

Tina Jacobs

Responsible for administering the advisory sub-committee, part of the vetting process for adult volunteers.

email: appointments@eastlondonscouts.org.uk

Volunteering Development Team

Learning Community Lead

Carl Greenslade

Responsible for the volunteer learning provision within the District.

email: carl.greenslade@eastlondonscouts.org.uk