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Our Board is currently made-up of 8 directors.

Current Directors

Each board member brings a unique set of skills and experience, as well as a commitment to the success of St Ignatius Centre.
Together, the Board oversee the day-to-day running of the Centre, as well as advising on strategic decisions and Centre management.

Monika Rajani

Monika is a trustee of CEDE Foundation and a community engagement professional with over 12 years’ experience of teaching, project administration and community development. Monika has designed and delivered numerous community development projects for voluntary organisations, including Creative English. Monika holds a BEng in Computer Systems and MEng in Computer Networks and Communications.

Chukwuma Nwakamma

Chukwuma is an experienced community worker with skills of engaging young people in Active Citizenship Projects. He is a former volunteer of London Citizens, which helps to organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. Chukwuma is a Test Engineer in the transport sector and he holds an MEng in Quality and Management Engineering and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering. 

Dr. Chipililro Kalebe-Nyamongo

Chipililro is a policy officer in a Health and Social care monitoring and policy group. She has extensive experience of influencing people, policies and decision-making processes and empowering communities to demand services. Chipiliro is a governance, public policy, and development management professional and has worked as an analyst, grant/project manager, researcher, communication expert and lecturer. Her various roles have involved ensuring that policies and programmes aimed at improving the social, economic and political conditions of people are informed by research evidence. Chipililro is a trustee of CEDE Foundation.

Louisa Chinenye Uba

Louisa is a health care assistant in a Health and Social care group that provides support to the elderly. Louisa is a self-motivated individual who encourages service users to identify their strengths and interest as well as supporting them in accessing social and leisure activities. She holds an NVQ L3 qualification in health and social care and she is currently studying for a degree in nursing. Louisa is also a caterer and an event decorator. She will be advising the board on reducing social isolation affecting older people as well as strategies to reduce situational factors which make citizens less effective at looking after their health.

Cyril Chigozie Okonkwo

Cyril is a social worker who works as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a social care monitoring group that assess the level of risk to identify appropriate response to children safeguarding issues. Cyril holds a MA in Applied Ethics and will be advising the board on safeguarding issues as well as on Health and Safety, Mental Health and Community Care related matters.

Dr Ugo Umeadi

Ugo is a General Practitioner (GP). His initial training was in the surgical specialities of Surgery, Orthopaedics, Accident and Emergency before going into General Practice. He has previously worked in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and in several English counties. His special interests are sports and exercise medicine, minor surgery, cardiovascular disease and respiratory illness, sports and musculoskeletal medicine, medicolegal reports.

Bernard Nwaiwu

Bernard is a chartered accountant and a community development practitioner with over 24 years’ industry experience which cuts across accountancy, banking and finance, estate and facilities management, international development, and NGO management. He is a trustee of CEDE Foundation. Bernard holds an MSc degree in International Development and an NCFS 2 in Equality and Diversity. He is a Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) and was a British Council Active Citizens Social Action Leader (2015-2016).

Stanley Innocent

Stanley is a Software Test Analyst and Developer. He is also experienced in Data Management, Business Analysis, Report Designing, Project Management, Information Management and Customer Relationship Management. He is a trustee of CEDE Foundation. Stanley was a Case Manager with the Parole Board for England and Wales. He holds, amongst other IT qualifications, an MSc in Computing for Professionals and a BSc in Industrial Chemistry. Stanley was a British Council Active Citizens Social Action Leader (2016-2017).



Built in 1900 by Darbyshire & Smith. St Ignatius Centre's history links back to former early C19 infantry barracks.

The Centre

The Centre complex comprises the former St Ignatius Rectory and St Ignatius of Antioch former Church (Grade II Listed).

Share Offer

St Ignatius Centre shares shall be of £1 nominal value. The minimum shareholding required of a member shall be £100. 

How you can help


Buy shares and become a member of the Society, with an equal vote.....


St Ignatius Center is pleased to announce a new opportunity for your business.....


Volunteers bring varied experiences, skills and ideas to our organisation.....

The Centre is one of few surviving works of Alfred Darbyshire (1839-1908) of regional and national importance that played prominent role in WWI and WWII memorial history.


St Ignatius Walk / King Edward St, Ordsall, Salford
M5 3RG

0300 302 1639

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