Meet Our Team

These are the people you will meet if you visit us at the West Cheshire Autism Hub.

Karen McGuiness

Strategic Autism Manager

Karen’s passion is autism and ensuring that autistic people in Cheshire West and Chester are given the tools and support needed to live their best lives. Karen’s passion came from … Read More

Amanda Newall

Pathway Support Coordinator

Amanda is the newest member of the West Cheshire Autism Hub team. Amanda joined us from Dial West Cheshire where she had been working on the New Leaf project. As … Read More

Jessica Ellams

Business Support Assistant

Jess is the keeper of the West Cheshire Autism Hub calendar and keeps us all organised and in the right place at the right time. She started as an intern … Read More

Laura Davies

Lead Volunteer Mentor

Laura has volunteered with us for a number of years now and we are so lucky to have her. Laura is an experienced mentor having completed various health and wellness … Read More

Joe Maguire


Joe mans the reception desk at Dial House on a Wednesday, answering calls from members and professionals and signposting them to the right place. He is always on time, very … Read More


Guide dog and furry friend

Sarge is an extended member of the team and provides both comfort and calm to many members. He absolutely loves to be fussed and will happily befriend anyone who wants … Read More

Alex Trainor


Alex volunteers at our Pop in and Chat session every Wednesday and makes sure all our members feel welcome from the moment they walk through the door. He meets and … Read More