MEET THE TEAM

 

Our team come from corporate, self employment, teaching, social work, parenting, education, counselling... we like to ensure we have a blend of relevant skills and interests between us so we are well placed to be able to get you and do you proud.

Everything we do is for neurodivergent professionals and students without Learning Disability.

Our team is relatively diverse, but we are conscious we could be more so! Do you have the right skills to offer? Come and join us!

 SARA-LOUISE
FOUNDING CEO

Where are you based?  I'm based in West London, but I'm from Devon originally

Describe yourself in 10 words: Happy, independent and hard working person who loves a nap

Why Wired Differently? I wanted to bring about the products and services that my holistic clients seemed to be needing and not finding elsewhere. I also wanted to be a full-time therapist and entrepreneur in order to better manage being autistic with ADHD.

ANTHONY
DIRECTOR

Where are you based? I'm based in Solihull, in the West Midlands

Describe yourself in 10 words: Experienced senior leader and business consultant.  Strategic, imaginative and solutions focussed.

Why Wired Differently? Meet a member of our talented team and you’ll soon figure it out.   Wired Differently provides a unique offer, contributes to our society in ways I am still learning every day, and we make it our mission to overcome barriers; for ourselves, our team and associates, and for our clients.  Together we can do great things.

POLLY 
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & VA

Where are you based? I'm based in West Sussex, just south of Gatwick

Describe yourself in 10 words: Bubbly, approachable, creative, empathic, organised,  dependable, methodical, hilarious, loyal, trustworthy

Why Wired Differently? Wired Differently's work ethic is inspiring and something I really admire in a business. The team are friendly, approachable and a little bonkers - which we definitely need more of in life!

JULIE
SERVICES COORDINATOR

Where are you based? I'm based in East Sussex, by the sea!

Describe yourself in 10 words: I am a diligent, loyal, passionate, friendly, sea-loving person.

Why Wired Differently? Working for Wired Differently has been a life changer for me. I am so lucky to be part of such an innovative, caring company. I enjoy every minute of my working day! Every client is treated with respect and sensitivity  and we strive to match the perfect VA or Support Worker with our clients.

KAT 
HR ASSISTANT & VA

Where are you based?  I'm based in South Wales

Describe yourself in 10 words: Capable, driven, resourceful,  quirky, kind, creative authentic, fastidious,  togetherness, Altruistic

Why Wired Differently? You need more than one tool to build something, you need more than one opinion to build your own, you need more than one thought to carry your projects further.

 JAYNE 
VA & SUPPORT WORKER

Where are you based? I'm based in Cheshire,  North West UK

Describe yourself in 10 words: I'm caring, creative, enthusiastic, determined, fun and I love cats

Why Wired Differently? We are all individuals and everyone needs a little help sometimes.  Wired Differently is a community of caring individuals who fully support each other and are determined to help others achieve what they might not be able to on their own.


RHI
MARKETING MANAGER

Where are you based? Stroud, Gloucestershire (originally from South Wales)

Describe yourself in 10 words: Passionate, caring, fun, music & sport appreciator, positive, practical, empathetic, genuine

Why Wired Differently? I thrive on working with organisations that can make a positive difference to people's lives and Wired Differently is undoubtedly doing this; I want to be a part of letting the world know!


LUCY
CREATIVE ASSISTANT

Where are you based? I’m based in Swansea, Wales  

Describe yourself in 10 words: Arty, spiritual, easy going, redhead, Welsh and an extroverted introvert. 

Why Wired Differently? Because I’m accepted for who I am, Sara’s values are just so hand in hand with my own. I actually got fed up of being introduced to staff at other jobs and being told “we’re just a big crazy family, you have to be crazy to fit in here”. With WD there was no weird introduction needed, I just fitted. 

BONNY
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? I'm based anywhere warm and comfy

Describe yourself in 10 wordsHonest, approachable, caring polyglot, with many thoughts, who likes snacks.

Why Wired Differently? Here, inclusion is the standard, your colleagues understand, and your clients value you precisely because you're not average. Oh, and your office can be anywhere.

MICHAELA 
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based?  I'm based in Lymington, Hampshire lovely part of the world if the New Forest and the Coast.

Describe yourself in 10 words: Patient, honest, hard-working, reliable, good listener, organised, good communicator, approachable.

Why Wired Differently? Wired Differently has a great approach to clients and staff. They really care that staff are listened to and supported, and that clients are matched well with a VA that would work well together and build a good working relationship.


CLAIRE 
VA & SUPPORT WORKER

Where are you based?  I'm based in Wiltshire (and also Portugal)

Describe yourself in 10 words: I really enjoy the challenge of creating order from chaos

Why Wired Differently? It's a great place to work with a lovely team first and foremost, but also because we are more than VAs. We give non-judgemental support to people who are often gaining an understanding of how they work for the first time. It can be a gamechanger for them and their business


SOPHIE ("SOPH")
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based?  I'm based in Cheshire

Describe yourself in 10 words:  Chatty, philosophical, (hopefully) funny, dedicated, empathetic, caring, creative, driven, understanding, non-judgemental and supportive. (I know that's 11 but I did mention I was chatty!)

Why Wired Differently? I want to help others and feel like I'm doing something to help. Honestly, since I joined I've been waiting for "the catch" ...there hasn't been one! Everyone is genuine, everyone is wanting to help others and it's one of the most supportive and non-judgemental groups of people I have ever met. I get to work with lovely people and help others; why wouldn't anyone want to be a part of that!

THERESA 
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based?  I'm based in Berkshire

Describe yourself in 10 words: Non-judgemental, caring, peaceful, enthusiastic, positive, supportive, inclusive, determined, energetic, respectful.

Why Wired Differently? Created by ND's for ND's

CHARLOTTE
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? I’m based just outside of Glasgow, Scotland  

Describe yourself in 10 words: Creative, Ambitious, Tech-Savvy, Skilled in Digital Cultural Heritage, Cat-mum and Horse Rider. 

Why Wired Differently? The flexibility and range of work available makes it perfect to fit into life and being Neurodivergent myself it’s nice to work somewhere that ND is the norm rather than the minority!

NORIA
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? Anywhere cake is on offer although mostly in Wiltshire

Describe yourself in 10 words: A warm soft light when life is feeling a bit dark.

Why Wired Differently? Because life's not just an income it's a value. Wired differently care for staff and clients like family.

MIKAYLA
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? I'm based in Kent

Describe yourself in 10 words: Flexible, kind, caring, proactive, hard working, funny, supportive, advocate, inclusive and approachable

Why Wired Differently? Being a mum to a child who has special needs, I’ve always been part of the community and I love every part of it. Discovering wired differently meant that I could utilise my skills I learned as a teacher for 12 years to help others in a non class based way. It doesn’t feel like work - it’s a drive to ensure other succeed no matter their disabilities or differences.

DAMARIS
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? I'm based in Somerset

Describe yourself in 10 words: Honest, organised, creative, writer, authentic, conscientious, introverted, quirky, and accepting

Why Wired Differently? I have never worked with a more accepting and genuinely lovely team. It's a pleasure to be a part of an organisation that is doing so much to help neurodivergent people. I've always felt a bit like an outsider but within the WD team I can just be myself. Sara hasn't just built a team, she's built a community. 

SAMANTHA
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Where are you based? Kent, Greater London

Describe yourself in 10 words: Kind, approachable, caring, understanding, loyal, flexible, accommodating and DIY Crazy!

Why Wired Differently? The team is filled with kind, understanding individuals. The flexibility Wired Differently promotes enabled me to get back into work fulltime. I am able to do a job I really enjoy while also helping and making a difference! I hope to be able to make a difference to people - enable them to focus on what matters. As my 7 year old daughter wrote in a poem "I am a warm snugly hug beautifully wrapped around a friend!"  

LARRY
SUPPORT & ADVOCACY WORKER

Where are you based? I'm based in East Sussex, by the sea!

Describe yourself in 10 words: Analytical, fastidious, methodical, perfectionist, empathic, respectful, approachable, loyal, quiet, introspective

Why Wired Differently? The values of WD are consistent with my own. This is a welcome change for me as I’ve spent much of my working life in organisations where I’ve felt a mis-match. I’m looking forward to doing my bit to assist people who have to endure the sort of difficulties that I have and that I’ve spent a life-time trying to pretend don’t affect me.

MARC
NEURODIVERSITY BUSINESS COACH

Where are you based? I'm based in Liverpool

Describe yourself in 10 words: Enthusiast, kind, creative, empathetic, a talented ADHDer and proud to be different.

Why Wired Differently? I spent 25 years working in the Corporate world of Banking.  Wow – how things have changed after my recent ADHD diagnosis. Getting to know Sara and the WD Team has made my journey so much easier. I am blessed to be working with them as they have supported me with my own and my family’s needs. I have also been given the opportunity to work with businesses and clients I would never have dreamt of 2 years ago.  I am accepted for who I am and can be my true self.

JOANNE
MOVEMENT EXPERT

Where are you based? In London for now,  but heading to warm water as soon as possible. 

Describe yourself in 10 words: Empathic, creative, colourful, positive and calm. I love dancing and encouraging people to be FABULOUS!

Why Wired Differently? Because I felt seen and the atmosphere is incredibly supportive.  

MONIKA
ALCOHOL THERAPIST 

Where are you based? I'm based in Devon

Describe yourself in 10 words: Experienced therapist, out of box thinker, patient, good listener, kind

Why Wired Differently? Wired Differently is an amazing service built on diverse knowledge, experience and passion, with a dedicated team that understands how to support each other and ND community.

 

Wired Differently by Sara-Louise Ackrill Limited

Company no. 13224578 Vat Registration no. 430 6885 87

We are based in the UK and internationally focused