Ross Watkins

Community Manager, Emmaus

Ross Watkins has lived in Hertfordshire for most of his life and has worked within the homeless sector for nearly 16 years. He started volunteering at Jimmy’s Nightshelter in Cambridge, then became a rough sleeper street outreach worker in Cambridge, before starting to work in London as an Outreach Worker in Lambeth. In 2011 he started his current role as Community Manager for Emmaus SLC, a supported accommodation provider in South London.

Ross currently chairs Homeless Link’s Expert Panel, whilst also being a member of Expert Link’s National Advisory Panel, and a Trustee with Herts Young Homeless.