The Team

Anne Walsh MBE. MSc, PGDip.Sys.Mg, BSc.(Hons)
Chief Executive Officer

Anne has almost 30 years’ experience working in the voluntary/community sector  and is committed to driving and developing the Voluntary Sector within Northern Ireland, she has worked with and supported many organisations develop sustainable strategies using the social economy model. Anne is planning to use this experience to help Every Day Harmony develop and grow the organisation and increase the provision of its Music Therapy services across Northern Ireland.

Anne has a First Class Honours Degree in Business Management, an Advance Diploma in Systems Management, and MSc in Leadership in the Voluntary Sector and also is a graduate of Common Purpose. Her work has been recognised both personally and organisationally and she has received multiple awards for her contribution to the Voluntary sector including the UK Social Enterprise of the Year award in 2012. In 2016 Anne was awarded an MBE in recognition of her work developing Social Enterprises and creating 45 new jobs in East Belfast.

Anne was recently appointed as CEO at Every Day Harmony.  Her previous roles included, Chief Operations Officer for East Belfast Mission (EBM) and as Director of Business Development prior to that. During her time at EBM, Anne directly overseen the initiation, development, and management of multiple social enterprises and also overseen the sustainable management and development of “Skainos’, which is the largest community, owned building in the UK. Anne developed a number of SEs within the Skainos Building to ensure the long-term viability, which included Bright Sparks Childcare, Community Café, Conference and Catering facility, Restore Shops and Office rentals. Anne has also worked as a business advisor for the Invest NI Social Entrepreneur Programme (SEP) and during that time provided mentoring, coaching and business planning support to dozens of voluntary organisations including idea generation, mentoring, tender readiness, business growth, performance management, improvement strategies and business plans.

 

Julie Allen
Music Therapy Manager

Upon completing BMus (Hons) at Edinburgh University, Julie went on to obtain a postgraduate diploma in music therapy and a Master’s in Music Therapy in Cambridge.

Julie has worked as a music therapist at Every Day Harmony since 2005. After working for a number of years in mental health settings, Julie delivered music therapy sessions in the Music in Mind research with Queen’s University Belfast, the largest research into music therapy and child and adolescent mental health 2011.

As well as currently managing a team of therapists, Julie provides music therapy for those in forensic, mental health and physical/learning disability settings.

 

 

 

Sandra Kilpatrick
Office Manager

Sandra joined the Every Day Harmony staff team in January 2016 as Office Manager, after many years’ experience in the private, public and charitable sectors, of which the past 15 years have been with 2 charitable organisations.

Sandra’s background has been mainly in business and information technology and she used her acquired teaching diplomas to develop and deliver a number of IT related training packages in South & East Belfast Health Trust and higher education colleges. Sandra also ran her own successful business for a number of years.

Her duties in Every Day Harmony include: Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and office management.

 

 

Music Therapists

 

 

Catherine Gordon

 

 

 

 

Claire Adair

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Hamer

 

 

 

 

Pamela Blair

 

 

 

 

Roisin Kennedy

 

 

 

 

Neal Hughes

 

 

 

 

Naomi Craig

 

 

 

 

Janet Dunphy

 

 

 

 

Michaela Dolan

 

 

 

 

Lauren Davison

 

 

 

 

Stuart Watson