was founded in April 2004 and has evolved into a not-for-profit
organisation providing employees with services
aimed at prevention, intervention and recovery from workplace
bullying. We work for no
one else but you, the victim, and can help
Board of Directors - Staff - Volunteers
Board of Directors
Anne Brown [Founder & Chair]
Jo founded Just Fight On! following
her own experience of workplace bullying. She battled
through the 'system' – her ex-employers’ internal
complaints and appeals procedure, an Employment Tribunal,
civil court and a claim for Industrial Injury benefit
for over five years. [More]
has driven JFO forward from small beginnings, setting
up the original 100-page website in her bedroom in 2004
to setting up the UK’s first
centre for people bullied at work. She is regularly
interviewed by the press about workplace
and in late 2005
was featured in the BBC TV series ‘Making Slough
Nick is a lawyer specialising in personal injury cases
caused by bullying, harassment and stress.
He enjoyed a high profile success with the
Majrowski v Guys & St
Thomas NHS Trust case at the House of Lords, which
confirmed an employer has vicarious liability under the Protection From
is a qualified legal executive and advocate and works
for Reynolds Williams in Poole, Dorset. He also won the
ground-breaking Long v Mercury Mobile Communications
Services case in
Jess is Managing Director of iOpener, the only consultancy
focusing on happiness at work. She believes that everyone
has the power to change and grow and works with individuals,
teams and organisations to develop through focusing on
strengths. Jess was one of the experts on the BBC TV
series Making Slough Happy, through which she worked
with Jo and JFO.
has worked in international business for many years,
including Brussels, Paris and London. She has degrees
Classics and Psychology and is currently writing a book
called ‘Happiness at work: your practical guide.’
Professor Agi Oldfield
Agi is an Organisational Psychologist and a full
time academic. In addition to her post as Professor of
Organisational Behaviour and Management at Richmond
University, Agi also undertakes consultancy
in organisational risk management.
She has been a victim of bullying at work and has been
successful in taking her case to employment tribunal. More
importantly, she has survived the experience and has moved
on to a more positive and enriching work environment.
Damian is a registered psychotherapist, hypnotherapist,
General Hypnotherapy Standards Council Validated Practitioner,
life coach and mediator. He runs the West Country Support
Group and is a member of the Network, which links workplace
bullying support groups around the world.
Damian worked in the materials/resource management and
training areas of manufacturing for 15 years, he later
changed his career path and extended his professional skills
to incorporate hypnotherapy, life coaching, mediation,
counselling and psychotherapy, to enable him to advise,
help and treat people who have wish to shape their own
future rather than be shaped by it.
Goodyear – From 31/3/06
Tina has been appointed as our Company Secretary with effect from 31st
March 2006. She has worked in local government for the last 15 years in Personnel/HR.
Her experience includes recruitment and selection, management of long-term sickness
absence, staff redeployment, and equalities and diversity issues. Tina also ran
a focus group looking at the barriers to disabled people in the local government
sector. Prior to this, she worked in finance/computer/secretarial related posts
in private sector businesses.
Green – To 31/3/06
JFO was incorporated with the dedicated assistance
of Helen Green during this critical phase of our development.
resigned prior to embarking on her trial
in the High Court against Deutsche Bank, which we
are pleased to say she won.
have two members of staff, job-sharing the role of
Volunteer Co-ordinator. Trisha Drahota and Tajinder
Kaur Sandhar look after all our volunteers,
without who we wouldn't be where we are today. This post
is funded by the European Social Fund.
army of volunteers keep us going. Our thanks go to
our current volunteers: Abedah, Angela, Bridget, Dimitri,
Harjit, Jas, Jean, Jima, Jo, Kajal, Kitty, Maverick,
Siri, Smira, Stuart, Sunny, Taj, Tracy, Vanessa.
you would like to help us, we are always looking out
for more volunteers. Please email either
trish [at] jfo [dot] org [dot] uk or
call us on 01753
610536 for more information.