Our Team

Devon for Europe is run by a team of dedicated volunteers, and huge amount of work goes on behind the scenes. We are here to help you with whatever you need, so please do get in touch with us and we will respond as soon as possible. If you would like to direct your enquiry to a specific member of the team, please select the appropriate option on the contact form.


Alex Pilkington - Chair

Founder of Devon for Europe. Alex is the person to speak to if you would like to discuss strategy and campaign ideas, or if you have skills you wish to contribute, or questions about the organisation of Devon for Europe. He is also on the Council of the national organisation, Britain for Europe (to which Devon for Europe is affiliated) with the role of Groups Coordinator.


Peter Sturdgess - Secretary 

Do you want to know where a meeting is being held, want to organise a meeting or event near you or want to raise an agenda item?  Peter is your man to help with organisation, promotion or queries.


Anthea Simmons - Volunteers Coordinator, Spokesperson & East Devon Coordinator

Anthea coordinates, manages and assists our volunteers and active supporters across the county, and also helps to encourage new people to join the volunteer team. Anthea also coordinates activities mainly in the constituencies of Tiverton and Honiton and East Devon, so if you want to take part please contact her. She is also a spokesperson for Devon for Europe.

Chris Bray - Press Coordinator

Chris is our press person. He writes press releases, cultivates relationships with the local press and endeavours to place as many stories as he can. Please contact him if you can help with local press contacts, or get involved, perhaps with an idea or an article.


Cheryl Cottle-Hunkin - Joint North Devon Coordinator

Coordinates events and activities in Northern Devon. Please get in touch if you would like to take part.


John Patrinos - Joint North Devon Coordinator

Coordinates events and activities in Northern Devon. Please get in touch if you would like to take part.

Sian Kinrade - Plymouth Coordinator

Do you live in the Plymouth area? Sian coordinates activities in Plymouth and around so if you fancy getting involved locally, please contact her.


Joanna Wallwork - West Devon Coordinator

Coordinates activities including street stalls in West Devon, please get in touch if you would like to take part.

Simon Chater - Street Stall Coordinator

Simon helps organise the street stalls and enthusiastically participates in virtually every one. Want to get involved or can suggest a great venue for a stall?  He’s the best person to contact.

Steve Baxter - Treasurer.  

Looks after our money so our finances are transparent and up to date.

Helen King - Operations Coordinator

Helps with the organisation of events, and keeps everyone in the admin team very busy!

Toni Baxter - Data and Facebook Administrator

Toni enters the data from our street stalls and administers the Facebook Group.