Meet the Team

Peter Yarwood, Chief Executive

Peter Yarwood is working hard to realise his potential, He is the Chief Officer for Red Rose Recovery; a Lancashire based charity, and has been the driving force behind the emergence of the Lancashire User Forum as a dynamic stakeholder group for people with a commitment to recovery from substance misuse. He has worked closely with commissioners on system design and engages at a senior level with health, local authority and criminal justice organisations in the county. Peter is an inspirational speaker and a leader in the burgeoning recovery networks in Lancashire and he is respected for his selfless commitment to making recovery a reality for others.

Peter’s contact number is 07825 101757.

Richard Bollands, Operations Manager

Richard started at Red Rose in May 2017 and his role is to ensure the services we provide are tailored to suit the needs of the users and delivered to the highest standards that we can achieve. He oversees the operational side of the organisation and have delivery teams working in the North, East and Central localities. He works closely with commissioners to design our services to best fit our contractual obligations but always with the service user as the focal point.

He also oversees the training element of our delivery, which is vital in ensuring our staff and volunteers have the skills to work in this challenging field.

His background is in local government, specifically for the last 10 years Early Intervention at Lancashire County Council.

Richard can be contacted on 07921 808656.

Mel Hafeji, Office Manager

A dynamic, resourceful and energetic individual who is comfortable with being the ‘go to’ person for anything related to the smooth running of an office. Much experienced in providing administrative and office management support to work colleagues in a busy office environment.

Mel can be contacted on 07718 57297.

David Clarke, Business Development Manager

David joined RRR in April 2014, having had a 30 year career in financial services as a senior manager and business owner. He previously served as a trustee of a large supported accommodation housing provider and a South Yorkshire Probation Service.

His role within RRR is varied, managing the BRiC Fund, developing relationships with partners and funding opportunities.

David can be contacted on 07834585477.