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Youth Trust team

Leadership Team

Andrew is a Trustee at the Youth Trust and is currently our acting CEO. He has strategic oversight for the Youth Trust's partnerships and projects.

Andrew Parker
Andrew Parker
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Nick oversees the day-to-day operations of the charity, manages the staff team and works with the CEO on strategic developments. He joined the Youth Trust in 2018.

Nick Watson
Nick Watson
Chief Operating Officer

Rosie joined the team in 2019 as Communications Lead. Helping to deliver offline and online communication, Rosie focusses on both internal and external communication.

Rosie Fraser
Rosie Fraser
Director of Comms and Digital

David joined the Trust in April 2014 and is the Director of Finances for the Youth Trust, alongside running his own Accounting practice in York.

David Lapish
David Lapish
Director of Finance

Stewart’s role is to build the Youth Trust’s sustainable income and develop key relationships to secure its future success. He joined the team in 2019.

Stewart Graham
Stewart Graham
Director of Fundraising

Elizabeth joined the Youth Trust in 2015 and is the Director of the Young Leaders Award. Elizabeth’s work includes focussing on the quality and expansion of the YLA.

Elizabeth Howat
Elizabeth Howat
Director of YLA

Core Team

Andrew joined the team in 2021 as YLA Administrator. Helping with looking after the Young Leaders Award and keeping in contact with our schools and teachers.

Andrew Cummings
YLA Administrator

Clair joined the team in October 2019 as a Regional Schools Worker. Working alongside and supporting schools who are delivering the Young Leaders Award.

Clair Kitching
Regional Schools Worker

Jo’s role of Creative Digital Lead involves advancing the online side of Young Leaders Awards, whilst taking oversight of the Youth Trust’s digital presence.

Jo Patton
Creative Digital Lead

Mandy has worked for the Youth Trust since 2012. Her work involves looking after the Young Leaders Award and keeping in contact with our schools and teachers.

Mandy Potter
YLA Administration Lead

Michelle joined the Youth Trust in June 2015. Supporting the Young Leaders Award’s administration, Michelle works part-time.

Michelle Wood
YLA Administrator

Rozy joined the Youth Trust in January 2017 as the “Strategic Lead for Primary Awards’.

Rozy Brian
Primary Strategic Lead

Ruth joined the team in June 2020 as Assistant Director of the YLA. Working alongside the Director the YLA and YLA team to maximise the growth, sustainability and performance of the YLA.

Ruth Le Breton
Assistant Director of the YLA

Sarah joined the team in October 2019 as Regional Schools Worker. Working alongside and supporting schools who are delivering the Young Leaders Award.

Sarah Guy
Regional Schools Worker

Zoe works part-time for the Youth Trust, coordinating all the conferences and events hosted by the Youth Trust and inviting schools to attend.

Zoe Clark
Conference Administrator
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