Meet the Team!

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about your role and what you do on a typical day?

Hi, I'm Bianca, service manager at Ceuta Houses in Brighton. I oversee the operation of 5 safe houses and 4 staff members giving support to victims of modern-day slavery and trafficking. We support safe accommodation and care to all, indistinct to culture, backgrounds or experiences, and we are happy to do that in such a vibrant city as Brighton.

Q: What part of the world do you live in?

I'm originally from Brazil, with Italian background, and currently living in England.

Q: What did you do before joining SJOG?

I’ve always worked in the hospitality industry. Before SJOG, I was on sabbatical period to plan a change of career; I wanted to work with something more meaningful to community.

Q: What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Courage; resilience; happy

Q: What’s your biggest achievement to date? (Personal and/or professional)

I was able to plan and achieve my change of career and life style. But could not forget my daughter, my biggest achievement in life up to now.

Q: What’s your favourite thing to do outside of work?

I like hiking and eating out, good reading and lots of laughs with friends.

Q: Tell us one thing not many people know about you.

I'm very good at arts and crafts...and cook like a pro... when I want and not under pressure!

Q: Tea or coffee?

Tea. Or should I say infusions.

Q: Favourite food and food you hate?

Pizza. Dislike spicy food.

Q: Do you have any pets?

I had wonderful dogs before, but not now. But for future plans, for sure.