Meet the team

No Limits has a wealth of experience of working with young people. Here’s a bit more information about some of our team.

If you want to get in touch with any of our trustees or managers, you will find the contact details you need below.

Simon Derrick

Simon is a local businessman who has worked in IT and the marine industry. He was a Trustee of Challenge Adventure Charities for 18 years helping to raise over £3million for a range of local and national charities. He was chair of the governing body of a local school and has experience as an Appropriate Adult and Advocate. Helping young people through the arrest process led him to No Limits having recognised the need for the essential services the charity provides.

Chair of Trustees

02380 224224 (ask for Daniel Spooner)

Daniel Spooner

Daniel is the Finance Manager and Company Secretary at No Limits. He has responsibility for the following:

Legal. Finance. Payroll & pensions. Administration. Governance - link to the Trustees. Human Resources.
Daniel's background is in banking and the public and private sector. He joined No Limits after moving from London to Southampton in 2005.

Finance Manager and Company Secretary

Jackie McCormack

Jackie is the Deputy CEO at No Limits. She has responsibility for the following:

Policies and procedures. Responsible for the overall delivery of No Limits services. The safeguarding and welfare of children and young people. Identifying opportunities for strategic development. Quality Assurance and complaints. Jackie's background is within the Youth Service. She is passionate about challenging inequalities and has been part of the team at No Limits since 2003.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Alison Ward

Alison is the Operations Manager at No Limits.
She has responsibility for:
Overseeing all of the services delivered by No Limits. Workforce Development – recruitment and training of volunteers and students on placement, and meeting the training and development needs of the whole staff team.
Alison's background is in Housing and Homelessness and she been part of the management team at No Limits since 2003.

Operations Manager

Hannah Stewart

Hannah is the Fundraising Manager at No Limits. She has responsibility for fundraising and communications for No Limits, The Moving on Project and Breakout Youth, including:
Grant funding. Raising funds from individuals, corporate and the community. Marketing, communications and publicity.
Hannah has been working in fundraising and communications for 7 years, and joined the team at No Limits in 2015.


Maria Kitching

Maria is one of the Service Managers at No Limits. She has responsibility for the following projects:
The No Limits Advice Centre. Health and Wellbeing and Early Help support in schools and colleges. Teen Safe House. Housing and Access to Tenancy (A2T). Welfare and benefits including No Limits Extra. Bright Beginnings project. Work Club.
Maria joined the No Limits team in 2006, and has worked on numerous projects. She is passionate about youth participation and ensuring all young people have the best possible support and advice.


Pat James

Pat is the Vice Chair and worked for IBM for over 25 years with management roles in IT, Sales and Marketing. Since retirement, Pat has worked as a volunteer adviser in Winchester CAB where she is very aware of the problems for young people who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. As a founder Trustee and Chairman of the Grants Committee for the Hampshire & IOW Community Foundation for 8 years, No Limits came to her attention for the support they give to young people. Pat became a No Limits trustee in 2011.

Vice Chair

02380 224224 (ask for Daniel Spooner)

Annabel Hodgson

Annabel is the Chief Executive Officer for No Limits. She has responsibility for the following:

Fundraising. Strategic management of the organisation. Developing services and partnerships. Ensuring high quality services are delivered.
Annabel has over two decades of experience within the youth sector and has been part of No Limits since 1996.

Chief Executive Officer

Colette McLaren

Colette is one of the Service Managers at No Limits. She has responsibility for the following:
DASH (Drugs, Alcohol, Support and Health) which provides brief interventions for substance misuse issues and delivers structured treatment in partnership with CRI, SSJ and Solent NHS as part of the Southampton Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (SDARS). Buzz - delivering substance awareness sessions within schools to enable young people to make informed and healthy choices. Next Steps (in partnership with SVS and Youth Options) supporting young carers, care leavers and young offenders.
Colette’s background is in education, social care and substance misuse. Colette joined the team in 2012.


Ana Brankovic

Ana joined the No Limits team in 2013.
She has responsibility for the following: Young people’s counselling in Southampton, Hampshire Youth Access and the Moving on Project in Fareham and Gosport.
Ana’s background is in counselling, youth work and youth service development. She previously worked for Centrepoint and NCVYS.
Ana is passionate about supporting young people’s emotional wellbeing and ensuring all young people that need help with their mental health are able to do so as quickly as possible.


Vicki Orba

Vicki is the Data Manager at No Limits, and is responsible for:
Recording systems. IT systems. Data analysis.
Vicki joined No Limits in 2002, after three years working in youth participation development. She initially managed a health promotion project for young people and then moved over to data analysis on the strength of her former life as a computer programmer. She started revamping the No Limits service user database in 2006 and is continuing to refine it now!


Jayne Reeves

Jayne is one of the Service Managers at No Limits. She has responsibility for Floating Support, Southampton Healthy Ambition, Just 4U, Time 4U and Breakout Youth which is a smaller LGBT charity hosted by No Limits. Jayne joined the No Limits team in 2010 when she tupeed across from Barnardo’s and she says she hasn’t looked back. Jayne has worked within the voluntary sector since 1992 offering therapeutic interventions to children, young people and their families affected by sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. She is passionate about young people’s voices being heard and empowering them to make positive choices about their lives.