Elaine Handley - Service Manager
Elaine has been part of DAAS for over 25 years and has worked her way through the organisation as administrator, counsellor and team leader. She has led the development it from NDAAS (North Derbyshire based alcohol service) into DAAS (countywide) and then to an integral part of Derbyshire Recovery Partnership for which DAAS delivers key elements of service provision.
Elaine also has an ILM management qualification and has taken a lead in gaining service accreditations for DAAS, such as IIP, CSE, BACP and the Matrix award for information and guidance. Elaine has a background in counselling and gained a Masters degree in counselling and human relationships with a specialist interest in gender and power relationships and women and alcohol.
Peter Mayes - Finance and Business Manager
Peter Mayes joined DAAS in October 2020, replacing Laura Cain as Finance and Business Manager. Peter intends to develop the finance reporting for DAAS , as well as maintaining robust financial management systems.
He is a fully qualified accountant and has had extensive experience, working in the NHS, Next, and British Midland Airways.