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Youth Trust team

Leadership Team

Dan joined the Youth Trust in 2011 and has strategic oversight for the Youth Trust's national expansion, partnerships and projects.

Dan Finn
Dan Finn
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

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

Abigail joined the team in October 2019 as Regional Schools Worker for East Anglia. Working alongside and supporting schools in her region who are delivering the Young Leaders Award.

Abigail Hobson
Regional Schools Worker: East Anglia

Angela joined the team in October 2019 as Regional Schools Worker for the East Midlands. Working alongside and supporting schools in her region who are delivering the Young Leaders Award.

Angela Brymer
Regional Schools Worker: East Midlands

Caroline’s work involves applying for funding and researching the impact the YLA has on children who are in some of the most challenging circumstances.

Caroline McDermott
Development Officer

Chris joined the team in 2019 as YLA Administrator. Helping with looking after the Young Leaders Award and keeping in contact with our schools and teachers.

Chris Hughes
YLA Administrator

Clair joined the team in October 2019 as Regional Schools Worker for the North West. Working alongside and supporting schools in her region who are delivering the Young Leaders Award.

Clair Kitching
Regional Schools Worker: North West

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

Louise works for the Youth Trust part-time as PA to Dan Finn and Nick Watson. She joined the team in 2017.

Louise Amende
PA to CEO & COO

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

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
Communications Lead

Rozy looks after the Young Leaders Award in Primary Schools, having joined the Youth Trust in 2017.

Rozy Brian
Primary Strategic Lead

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

Sarah Guy
Regional Schools Worker: West Midlands

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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