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About Us | Supporting Young People and Communities in Derby and Derbyshire

Meet the Team

At YMCA Derbyshire we have over 100 staff that work across Derby and Derbyshire; meet the team who are committed to nurturing the physical, mental, and social well-being of individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

The team are led by CEO, Gillian Sewell, the senior leadership team, and a Board of Trustees who govern the work of the YMCA.

Meet the Team

Senior Leadership Team

Gillian Sewell – CEO

CEO

Gillian Sewell

Andrew Armstrong - Deputy CEO

Deputy CEO

Andrew Armstrong

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Director of Youth & Communities

Grace Harrison

Louise Curd

Director of Lifelong Learning

Louise Curd

Director of Housing & Property Services

Kate Gillespie

Janet Holland – Chief Executive of Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery

Chief Executive of YMCA Stepping Stones Nursery

Janet Holland

Head of Housing

Wayne Exton

Kira Hovarth - Head of People Services

Head of People Services

Kira Horvath

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Head of Marketing & Communications

Debs Powell

Board of Trustees

Chair

Julian Smith

Treasurer & Vice Chair

Venerable Matthew Trick

Vice Chair

Joanna Davies

Trustee

Canon Julian Hollywell

Trustee

Sue Bradley

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Trustee

Rachel North

Karen Brierley

Trustee

Karen Brierley

Trustee

Kate Martin

Trustee

Andreea Tudor

Trustee

Chris Judson

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Trustee

Danielle Upton

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Trustee

Martin Johnson

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