Our non-executive board set our overall strategic direction and contribute expert skills and knowledge to Youth Futures Foundation.
Our Founding Chair is Joe Montgomery. Joe has extensive experience in the public and community sectors, with a focus on ensuring services benefit the most disadvantaged people.
We are in the process of appointing three more board members.
James is leading the creation of Youth Futures Foundation’s governance, operational systems and policies required to take on the £90m of dormant assets funds we have been awarded and to become a fully operational organisation. As Interim COO, James was one of the initial team working with our Chair, Joe Montgomery, creating the organisation and is now responsible for Finance, IT, Legal, HR and Comms functions. James has a background in company and business unit start-ups, building on his general management and finance experience in Unilever.
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‘A few weeks into my new job and I am working with our committed team to refine our strategy and pave the way for the Youth Futures grants programme to open in the first quarter of 2020.’ New CEO, Anna Smee, outlines way forward for Youth Futures Foundation.
We are recruiting for two additional Directors to join our current Board, and both roles are reserved for young people living in England who have direct or indirect experience of facing challenges when trying to get into work.
We are recruiting for two additional Directors to join our current Board and both roles are reserved for young people living in England who have direct or indirect experience of facing challenges when trying to get into work.