Senior Management Team

As leaders of Vibrance we are passionate about how our organisation supports people who use our services. We also believe that our staff have the skills, knowledge and abilities to rise to new challenges.

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Paul Allen

Chief Executive

Paul has been our CEO since May 2008, and has previously held the posts of Vibrance Director of Operations and Director of Quality & Development. He has 38 years' experience of working within social care and the field of learning disability, in both the NHS and voluntary sector. He also holds the CSS, the CMS and an MSc in Psychology & Learning Disability. Paul is also chair of Vibrance Pathway to Employment CIC

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Nita Desir-Adeshiyan

Director of Corporate Services

Nita joined Vibrance in 2004 and has over 25 years working in the voluntary, charitable, social housing and private sector. Nita has over 25 years HR experience; she is FCIPD and FITOL qualified and has a Bachelor of Arts degree. Nita is also responsible for marketing and communications . Nita is also a Board member of Vibrance Pathways to Employment CIC

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Peter Chamberlain

Director of Operations

Holding an MA in Public Sector Management, Peter has been with Vibrance since 1994. An expert in his field, Peter has worked in social care for almost 30 years in the areas of mental health and learning disabilities, in both the public and voluntary sectors. Pete is also a Board member of Vibrance Pathways to Employment CIC.

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Samantha Wilkinson

Director of Finance & Development

Samantha joined Vibrance as a Management Accountant in 1996 and has 18 years' experience working within both private and voluntary sector companies. A qualified accountant, she became a Director in 2005, and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Voluntary Sector Management from the CASS Business School and is currently completing her MSc. Sam is also Company Secretary and Board member of Vibrance Pathways to Employment CIC.

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Chibuzo Okpala

Director of Finance

Chibuzo joined Vibrance in November 2021, having worked for over 10 years in senior finance positions in various charities. His first start in Finance was a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy , and he also has an Executive MBA from the HULT Business School. He is a qualified accountant, and before working within the charity sector, he worked in practice as an audit manager overseeing the audits of a portfolio of charity and not-for-profit clients.