Elizabeth joined the AYLA Team in 2015 and is the Head of the Archbishops’ Young Leaders Award. Elizabeth’s work includes focusing on the quality and expansion of the AYLA.

Elizabeth Howat
Elizabeth Howat
Head of the AYLA

Andy is Executive Director of Education for The Church of England Education Office.

Andy Wolfe
Andy Wolfe
Executive Director of Education

Core Team

Clair joined the AYLA team in October 2019. She is School Partnerships Lead Working alongside and supporting schools who are delivering the Archbishops' Young Leaders Award.

Clair Kitching
School Partnerships Lead

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

Jo Patton
Creative Digital Lead

Laura joined the AYLA Team in 2023. Supporting the Archbishops' Young Leaders Award administration.

Laura Grayson
Schools Relationship Officer

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

Mandy Potter
School Relationships Co-ordinator

Michelle joined the AYLA Team in June 2015. Supporting the Archbishops' Young Leaders Award administration, Michelle works part-time.

Michelle Wood
School Relationship Officer

Rozy joined the AYLA Team in January 2017. She supports the team as Curriculum Development Lead.

Rozy Brian
Curriculum Development Lead
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