About Community Regen and our Team
Community Regen consists of a team of three consultants offering a range of experience in the sector.
Our consultancy provides a range of services as an effective way to tackle inequality, achieve social justice and deliver tangible change to local communities.
Delivering community and economic development
Established in 2002, Community Regen have worked with over 80 housing associations, local authorities, community and voluntary organisations, and non-governmental organisations in the UK, Asia, South America and Africa.
Our Consultancy provides community and economic development services as an effective way to tackle inequality, achieve social justice and deliver tangible change to local communities.
We work with a wide network of consultants – ensuring that each project team is designed specifically to respond to the needs of the brief.
Community Engagement & Project Coordinator
While studying at university, Sam was a Town Councillor for three years and served as part of the council’s Youth Champion team. Before joining the council at the age of 18, Sam served in the UK Youth Parliament for 4 years and served as Chair of Waveney Youth Council for two years.
Paul is a trained planner, his academic qualifications include a Post Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution, an MA in Environmental Planning in Developing Countries and BA (Hons) Social Sciences. Paul has 30 years’ experience of community and economic regeneration work in the voluntary and statutory sector in the UK and overseas.
Paul is an NCVO Approved Consultant, a member of the Empowered Communities in the 2020’s National Steering Group, a Design Council Built Environment Expert, and a Big Local Rep for Local Trust in three neighbourhoods.
He is also an Associate Consultant with Campbell Tickell. Paul is also Chair of the board of trustees of BANG, a Brent based charity that supports young people and families to build confidence, self-esteem and skills through a range of activities/programmes.
Project Support officer
Nazra has a BA from the University of Madras, India and is also a trained life coach and storyteller. Drawing from her experience in the dramatic arts and with a view to empower women she has developed and delivered coaching retreats and workshops in Sri Lanka, Spain and London. One of Nazra’s passions is building communities by bringing people together. She has worked for NHS Barnet, Barnet Council on the Ageing Well Program and Communities 1st leading on engaging with and developing the local community to help reduce social isolation and loneliness. Nazra is excited to be part of a vibrant voluntary and community sector and is committed to strengthen the sector and improve its resilience.