Meet the team

The Hub is run by a core team of dedicated volunteers with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you to help make our community and environment better for all.

Michael Tumilty

Founder and Director

Having spent 26 years working in academia and medical research, Michael decided to focus more on his local community and has spent the last 3 years volunteering with various local charities and in the local vaccination centre.

Deb Tumilty


Deb has worked as a scientist and consumer research specialist for many years, whilst bringing up her 3 children – Dillon, Harry and Megan.

Mark Ellis


Mark joined the team as a Director in December 2022. Mark brings a wealth of experience to the organisation having spent 35 years in senior HR roles at various corporations in the City.

Katia Ramirez

Treasurer and Accountant

Katia is a successful accountant who runs her own accountancy firm KRA Consulting from her home in Walton on Thames. A mum of 2 small girls, she is very active in our community and is a HUGE asset to our team.

Anita Aston

Small Item Recycle Manager

For the last few years, Anita has been running a small item recycle point from her home. Luckily for us Anita has agreed to share her experience in running a similar scheme with us for the whole community to access.

Winnie Dog

Chief biscuit eater

Winnie is the glue that keeps us together. She reminds us when its time to eat (frequently), takes us for walks and allows us to get some exercise.