Meet the Management Team

Who we are and what we do at HF Mencap

Teresa McGinn

Chief Executive

Teresa has been with HF Mencap for 20 years, re-launching Hammersmith & Fulham Mencap in 1999 to deliver and develop service user led advocacy services. The charity has grown and diversified over the last 19 years offering a variety of Children and Adult services, which are popular and respected in the local community.

Anastasia Baliakou

Director of Operations and Services

Anastasia joined in 2019 and is an experienced health and social care manager with a history of working across the mental health, learning disabilities and digital healthcare sectors. She has an academic background in Clinical Psychology (B.Sc., M.Sc.) and more recently undertook a postgraduate course in Healthcare Management and Leadership (PG.Dip.). Anastasia’s multilingual and multicultural background has supported her in working effectively with service users and families from different cultures and faiths, something very distinctive of London’s population. She is directly overseeing operations of the MyLife, YPTP, Short Breaks and Play projects and is supporting the CEO in diversification, quality assurance, fundraising and strategy.

Rebecca Bone

Business Development and HR Manager

Rebecca started off her career as a support worker with Royal Mencap Society back in 2010. She joined HF Mencap in 2014 working to develop the MyLife support and short break service. She is now working closely with the Operational Team and Trustee Board to further develop organisation and shape it’s future. Rebecca holds a Level 5 in Health and Social Care Leadership and Management Diploma and is undertaking further Human Resources training.