Boxing Futures Staff & Trustees

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Team Intro

Anthony York and Andrew Burley founded Boxing Futures in 2013, to provide an alternative outlet to young people involved, or at risk of becoming involved, in the youth justice system. They believe improving physical and mental wellbeing develops young people’s ability to address obstacles they face in life and reduce anti-social behaviour.


MEET OUR TEAM

We lead Boxing Futures to meet our goal of empowering more young people.

MEET THE TEAM

We lead Boxing Futures to meet our goal of empowering more young people.

Anthony York

Founder & CEO

Anthony York founded Boxing Futures in 2013, to provide an alternative outlet to young people involved, or at risk of becoming involved, in the youth justice system. He believes improving physical and mental wellbeing improves young people’s ability to address obstacles they face in life and reduce anti-social behaviour.

Shelly Carter

Director of Operations

With twenty years’ third sector experience, principally in youth focused provisions, Shelly is practiced in contract implementation, management and motivation of a diverse range of services. She is a strong advocate of continuous improvement, development and achieving needs-led delivery that is genuinely impactful.

Adam Janocka

Head of Fundraising

Working alongside his colleagues Adam has ensured the charity has been able to successfully diversify funding streams over the last 3 years. This has led to Boxing Futures being able to sustain and develop existing programmes, whilst supporting the ever-growing number of young people the charity works with on a yearly basis.

OUR STAFF TEAM

Our passionate team coach young people in non-contact boxing and facilitate a welcoming group, to develop their physical and mental wellbeing. We love seeing young people grow and flourish on our programmes and are ambitious to reach more young people.

OUR TRUSTEES

Ailsa McWilliam

Chair

Ailsa is a manager with 14 year’s experience working and volunteering in the voluntary sector, predominantly within supporting people affected by homelessness within both London and Bristol.

Linda Clements

Company Secretary, Treasurer, & Trustee

Linda is qualified as an accountant with an additional MSc in Charity Finance and has worked with a wide variety of charities and was responsible for setting up the Charity Commission in St Helena as well as acting as their first chair.

Andy Burley

Co-Founder & Trustee

Andy has been working in the charity sector for last 15 years around the Substance Misuse, Criminal Justice and Youth Offending sectors.

Edward Beecham

Trustee

Edward’s professional career has revolved around Artificial Intelligence within start-up organisations. He is an avid boxing fan, having competed as an amateur at University and is now a Level One Coach. He brings business acumen and is often an extra pair of hands during delivery sessions.

Carl Eaton-York

Trustee

Carl is a Sales and Marketing Executive within the Nuffield Health organisation. After having achieved a 2.1 BA (hons) degree in Business Management he recently launched his own start up Marketing and PR Company.

Graeme Kirkwood

Trustee

Graeme is a financial planner, delivering services in a variety of specialisms to clients such as entrepreneurs, family business owners, law firm partners and media executives. He also acts as an advisory board member for tech start ups.

Cath Harris

Trustee

Cath has been working in the charity sector for the past 25 years, primarily with vulnerably housed and homeless individuals. Cath has experience in fundraising and social enterprise and has led on developing several sustainable business plans for projects aimed at tackling economic exclusion.

Ellie Saltrick

Trustee

Ellie is an experienced Trust and Foundations Fundraiser and is currently a Senior Trusts Manager with British Heart Foundation

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