I started my journey with Future Foundations as a coach eight years ago. Using my performance background I quickly realised that with the combination of this and FF’s brilliant programmes I could really contribute in helping young people to achieve their full potential.
Having thrown myself into the coaching role and gaining invaluable on programme experience I started to undertake the running of the programmes. National Citizen Service (NCS) for Berkshire was my first challenge, the success of which led to FF winning the chance to run NCS Leaders for the top 100 students in the country. My highlight was taking twenty students to 10 Downing Street to discuss youth provision in this country with the Prime Minister’s right hand men.
I then spent 2 years full time at FF headquarters in Clapham as a Senior Project Manager running all kinds of programmes from one day to residential, as well as being involved in marketing, website design and sales.
Armed with all this experience across the whole of the business, I am thrilled to now be the Regional Director of FF Sussex. I truly believe in the power of young people and the difference FF programmes can make to their lives as I continually see it firsthand. I love living in Brighton and am passionate about bringing this work to the local community.