Michelle Brissett –  Director of Finance & Resources 

Michelle is CIMA qualified with over 16 years’ experience in the not-for-profit and private sectors.  She is responsible for the Finance and Resources function at CUF and remains one of the longest standing member of staff.  Michelle exercises her passion for music in her local church at Kensington Temple and enjoys supporting other women.  She likes reading and does whatever it takes to remain healthy.

Yuliya Shcherban - Management Accountant

Yuliya joined the CUF Finance Team in February 2010 and, prior to that, worked in various finance roles in the private sector. She has a degree in Business and Economics and is in the final stage of the ACCA qualification.  Her main responsibilities include accurate and timely preparation of the management and statutory accounts for individual charities, as well as the Group, and production and analysis of various reports and financial information to allow the organisation to make well-informed decisions for future stability. Outside of work and studying, Yuliya enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Paul Marten - Finance Officer

Paul joined CUF in 2004 as part of the Grants team. He transferred to the Finance team in 2010.  Paul is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and consistency of financial data in CUF’s databases. He has a degree in mathematics and is in the final stages of completing an accountancy qualification.

Farrell Toby –  Finance and Administration Intern

Farrell started with CUF in mid-August 2015 as a Database and Supporter Services Officer on maternity cover before joining the Finance team as an intern in February 2016.  He previously worked for other organisations in his home country of Sierra Leone before moving to The Gambia and then to the UK. He holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance and is student member at the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).