In 2002 Lee joined the Young Bristol staff team and in 2012 became its sole Director overseeing the Charity through a period of significant change. Lee remains committed to providing and developing high quality, safe but fun youth provision that is freely accessible for all young people.
Gemma is an Illustrator and enjoys the varied facets of working for Young Bristol, be that running workshops, fundraising or raising the profile of the Charity through local networks.
She has over a decade of experience working with children and young people; this includes work with families, young people with Special Educational Needs and barriers to learning.
Faye’s area of expertise is traditional film photography and darkroom printing.
Sue deals mainly with DBS (Criminal Record Checks), NCS (National Citizen Service) as well as helping with the fundraising events and other YB functions – it’s a really busy office where no two days are alike!
Matt has built a wealth of knowledge and experience from front line work with young people.
He has a strong passion for the outdoors and enjoys getting out in natures playground. When it comes to work not only does he strive to provide as many opportunities for young people but also enjoys developing the learning of young people to equip them with the best possible skills, qualifications and experiences.
Lisa gained her qualification in kayaking 21 years ago and became a freelance kayaking instructor. In 2013, Lisa started working at Young Bristol as an Outdoor Activity Instructor and has qualifications in Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Archery, and Caving.
Lisa has a wealth of experience in the outdoors, working with young people and adults, including development projects with disengaged young people, refugees and young people with Special Educational Needs.
Lisa enjoys working with young people in the outdoors, helping them to develop new skills, gain confidence and help them reach their potential. Lisa can often been seen out in the Mendips, caving or mountain biking and in Devon or South Wales white water kayaking.
Ricky then went on to work as part of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, where he managed and delivered a project across the South West bringing together people of all ages to promote the benefits and enjoyment of sport whilst building stronger communities. From this role, Ricky then joined LinkAge where his passion for intergenerational work has allowed him to work closely with YB on projects that bring generations together and strongly believes in the success of the model after seeing first-hand the benefits to individuals of all ages, families and local communities.