Expert by Experience Group

GREAT (Greater Manchester Refugees and Asylum Seekers Together) is our expert by experience forum.

The Greater Manchester Refugee Step Change Consortium is a pioneering initiative by nine charities and Experts by Experience (EBE) to transform into a joined-up and collaborative ecosystem of support for refugees and people seeking asylum in Greater Manchester.

Would you like to advocate for refugees and asylum seeker in Greater Manchester?

Would you like to learn research and advocacy skills?

Would you like refugees and asylum seekers voices to be heard in Greater Manchester?

Join GREAT! the news Experts by Experience group for Greater Manchester! We need you to advise, steer and influence the consortium’s work!

If you have lived experience of seeking asylum in the UK and are interested to join, please contact Patrick Masebo, our Experts by Experience Coordinator at, or on 07878 886 547

Organisations in the Consortium