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Angela Wilby

Person 4 January 2022

Angela has a BA in history, having specialised in social research and reform in the post-war period. She now combines her organisational skills with her passion for social innovation by providing support to the Operations Team and across The Young Foundation.

Samanthi Theminimulle

Person 13 December 2021

Samanthi joined the Young Foundation in 2022 after working at the RSA. She is interested in participatory research methods, inclusion and accessibility, and has experience working with marginalised communities. She is a peer-to-peer learning facilitator with Enrol Yourself, a volunteer with Toynbee Hall, and a trustee for the community land trust, RUSS.

Helena Hollis

Person 9 December 2021

Helena works on a range of Institute for Community Studies projects. Prior to joining us in 2021, she completed PhD research, coordinated a shared UCL and British Academy project on AI and the future of work, and worked as a research methods lecturer and librarian. She is passionate about her research having a real impact on people’s lives.

Tania Carregha

Person 8 December 2021

Tania previously worked in consultancy for the health sector, and her background is in social psychology and social innovation. She has worked in Mexico City, Chicago, Rome and London, giving her an international perspective on community challenges. She is at her best when working creatively to develop solutions that improve people’s lives. 

Sarah Faber

Person 2 December 2021

Sarah manages the Young Academy Investment Fund and also runs other social innovation projects. She is a chartered accountant who worked in renewables project finance before becoming a financial advisor to charities and social enterprises.

Emily Morrison

Person 2 December 2021

Emily joined us from the British Council, where she developed the global research portfolio. She has led and conducted a broad range of international research projects, and previously held positions at University College London and King’s College London. Emily has a long-standing interest in participatory and creative research approaches.

Paul Oberg

Person 1 December 2021

Paul joined The Young Foundation in 2021, having held a similar role with The Land Trust. Paul has 15 years’ experience in the charity and not-for-profit sector, having begun his career in the corporate world. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and brings experience across HR, and IT, as well as finance.

Tate Gronow

Person 1 December 2021

Tate joined The Young Foundation in the autumn of 2021. She provides administrative support for both the research department and the Peer Research Network. Tate was previously a research administrator at Tate Gallery in their Development department. She is passionate about openly discussing mental health and the ways in which we can empower ourselves and others.

Iqra Farooq

Person 1 December 2021

Iqra manages the HR department and provides support across the organisation. Prior to joining The Young Foundation in 2017, she worked at AEG Europe, based at the O2, in a similar capacity. Iqra has more than five years’ HR experience and is CIPD-qualified.

Rosie Farrer

Person 29 October 2021

Joining The Young Foundation in 2020, Rosie’s passion is working with change-makers to make communities and cultures more effective and more meaningful. She is an experienced facilitator, coach, innovation mentor, and senior leader with an MSc in international development, and a BSc in psychology.

Sian Whyte

Person 29 October 2021

Sian is passionate about delivering insights that enable organisations to increase their impact. She specialises in a range of methodological approaches, underpinned by research-focused BA and MSc degrees. Her role at The Young Foundation involves overseeing research and design projects for national and local clients.

Dorine Mwesiga

Person 29 October 2021

Previously a Partnerships Manager with police forces across South East England, Dorine supported frontline officers who are more representative of the communities they serve. She has delivered diverse programmes and worked with multiple stakeholders. Dorine joined The Young Foundation in September 2021.

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