We are a small and friendly team, with a huge passion for supporting the lives of young people.
Meet the Yes Futures Team
Yes Futures is a multi-award winning charity, run by experienced qualified teachers. It takes a lot of dedicated people to run our coaching programmes. Together we work towards building a future where all young people are confident, resilient and leading fulfilling lives.
Yes Futures Team
Sarah (she/her) is an 'Outstanding' qualified teacher, with over 16 years' experience in youth engagement. She established Yes Futures in order to have a greater impact on the young people who need it most. She enjoys baking and experiencing new languages and cultures.
Tina (she/ her) has spent the last 15 years working across the charity and education sectors and is a qualified ‘Outstanding’ teacher. She is passionate about reimagining how education can support every young person to believe in themselves and realise their aspirations; and believes that strong partnerships are key to achieving this. When not working with young people and schools, Tina can be found rummaging through car boot sales or trying her hand at a new DIY project.
Brandon (he/him) passionately believes in helping every young person discover the passions and talents within them. He has spent the last decade leading international volunteering and active citizenship programmes both from a desk in London and on the ground in several countries. A lover of the outdoors, he likes to hike, go on a park run or open water swimming and occasionally jump off something for the fun of it – all the while being the best dad he can be.
Dave (he/him) is a qualified accountant with 20 years’ experience in charities including in the education sector. Dave loves working at Yes Futures and seeing young people discover their passions and talents. Outside of work Dave can be found doing anything hands-on creative, whether crafts, cooking, making music, or even a spot of DIY!
Sharon (she/her) joined the Yes futures team in 2020 with a background in Programme, Safeguarding and Outdoor adventures. She’s passionate about helping young people discover their strengths and developing their ‘I CAN do this’ mindset. Sharon is a self-confessed Disnerd (Disney nerd) and escapes to Disneyland Paris as often as she can. Apart from Disney, she loves nothing more than walking her dog and camping.
Tracy (she/her) joined the Yes Futures team having volunteered as a leader with Girlguiding for more than 15 years and recently trained as a coach. She is passionate about helping young people to discover their own passions and to help them make their way down their own path – no one else’s. Tracy is a self-confessed Harry Potter and Marvel superfan, enjoys running (only in the cooler months), makes a mean banana loaf and wishes Christmas could be all year round.
Hannah (she/her) joined Yes Futures because she is passionate about supporting young people to facilitate giving them opportunity to excel and thrive in life. Hannah has spent many years working all over the world working with children. She enjoys dancing, baking, sewing, camping and a variety of outdoor activities such as sailing, paddle boarding and hiking.
Alex (she/her) joined the Yes Futures team because she is passionate about supporting young people to recognise and achieve their potential. She has previously managed careers coaching programmes in London and also spent time as an EFL teacher in Spain. Alex is an avid reader, loves history and long walks (preferably with a dog).
I have a passion and drive to ensure positive and healthy growth of young children. The ultimate reward is to see children maximise their potential by enabling them to become the best version of themselves. I have previously worked in Primary School settings as a class teacher and leader in Special Education and Safeguarding. I love spending quality time with my family, sewing and playing the steel pan instrument.
Jenni has worked in secondary education for 18 years, initially as a teacher and more recently leading on supporting students with Special Educational Needs. Passionate about helping others, Jenni is dedicated to encouraging and supporting young people to believe in themselves, and be the best they can be. Jenni loves to travel and as an ex-dance teacher she is always moving, dancing and attending the gym. When relaxing she loves a movie night with a big bag of chocolate!
Easrom (he/him) joined the Yes Futures team because he is passionate about supporting schools and young people. Due to Easrom's own experiences, he has a strong appreciation of the importance of Yes Futures' mission and has spent time coaching young people from North London. Easrom loves movies, gaming and illustrating. He also loves playing football, squash and running.
Trustees & Advisors
Andrew is excited about Yes Futures because he believes passionately that all young people should be given the utmost support to identify and then achieve their potential. His background is in educational publishing and services for schools, and when not at work he enjoys hiking and cycle-touring in the UK and abroad, as well as keeping up with the latest movies at the cinema.
Holly is a Trustee of Yes Futures because she is passionate about supporting young people to become more resilient. She manages a social investment fund - making affordable loans to a wide range of charities and social enterprises across the UK. Holly's background is in consulting, and she enjoys cycling, cooking and hanging out with her children.
Laurie is passionate about ensuring disadvantaged young people get access to a fair education and have the support they need to thrive as adults. He is the Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications at Kidney Care UK.
Anas is a Trustee of Yes Futures because he believes all young people should be able to achieve their full potential. His background is in strategy consulting and business mentoring. He is an accredited mediator. He is also a regular runner and a published poet.
Jess is a Trustee of Yes Futures because she is passionate about young people being able to fulfil their potential. Jess's background is in HR, particularly in the education and charity sectors. She enjoys playing netball, dancing and travelling.
Emily is an experienced HR and Operations leader and an ICF credentialed coach. She is a Trustee of Yes Futures as she is passionate about enabling young people to understand and unlock their potential. Outside of work Emily loves spending time with her family, keeping fit and drinking wine with friends!
Yes Futures Coaches
Hatty is a qualified Transformative Coach. She believes that creating the time and space to explore what is important to us can often give way to the most amazing and empowering realisations. She loves exercise, reading and fresh air, and lives by the sea in Brighton with her wife and baby daughter.
As a Life & Mindset Coach, I am really looking forward to supporting and empowering the young people on the Yes Futures Programme. I am a mother of 3 and I see some of the challenges young people face today. I am excited to be able to help equip these young people with the tools to create a life for themselves with clarity, purposefulness and joy.
I am a qualified workplace and career coach with 8 years experience. I am also now taking a new qualification so that I can help even more people to achieve their life goals. I am passionate about the power of coaching to help anyone get to where they need to be in life.
Experienced Mindset, Life & Healthy Habits Coach. I help people achieve excellent results by using surprisingly effective strategies for developing their Mindset and Building top-notch healthy habits to refine their professional and personal lives for wellness.
I am a qualified coach and I currently undertake a selection of volunteering roles and I'm studying towards becoming a counsellor. As an Impact Coach from yes futures I am really looking forward to meeting the children, getting to know them, and supporting their growth during the programme. I am the mum of two primary school aged boys and in my spare time I love exercising, cooking and spending time with good friends.
Kris has a background in working with young people. As a primary school teacher and tutor, he’s experienced life living in London and overseas. He thrives off listening and supporting other people and is delighted to be joining Yes Futures as a coach!
My mission is to help my clients know themselves better, so they can make decisions about their careers and relationships with ease. I love seeing people I work with grow and feel empowered to make necessary changes to improve their lives.
I am a Transformative Personal and Executive Coach. I believe hugely in the power of coaching as a life skill to be shared! I am a naturally curious person, I love to listen, talk, laugh, explore.. and I am delighted to be joining the Yes Futures team!
Gerry has a background in business transformation and is now a transformational coach and fitness instructor. He thrives on positivity, authenticity, living life to the full and being happy. He is excited to be partnering with Yes Futures, bringing his energy, passion and expertise to support young people embrace their own power, so they feel motivated to move forward with pace, purpose and confidence and be their best.
Vanessa is delighted to be working with Yes Futures! She is excited about using her experience as a certified coach to empower students to thrive. Vanessa is a volunteer at a local secondary school as a careers guide. Vanessa is passionate about her family, friends, the arts and travelling.
I am a qualified transformational coach delivering mental health programmes in businesses and 1-1 mental health coaching and mentoring. I am very excited to be part of the Yes Futures team supporting young people to find their power and live authentic fulfilled lives. I love travelling and exploring with my daughter and hanging out with my friends.
I have always wanted to help support, empower and enrich young people’s lives in some way. I am a qualified coach and can see the transformations that coaching can bring and so love the opportunity to be able to offer this experience to young people through the Yes Futures program.
Louise has worked in Higher Education for 18 years and is an ICF Accredited Coach. She is passionate about supporting young adults in finding their potential and developing their learning styles. Louise is excited to join Yes Future as a coach to empower young people.
Coaching for me is about the opportunity. An opportunity to get to know yourself and shed the beliefs that limit you. I love helping my clients find their uniqueness and be proud of it!
I'm super excited to be joining the Yes Futures coaching team and meeting our wonderful Rising Futures stars! I've spent the last 10 years working in technology enterprise sales but now work in Corporate Partnerships for a charity. In my spare time I enjoy playing music in a band, cooking and trying new restaurants and wandering around my local golf course.
Hi, I’m Sarah and so happy to be involved with the amazing work that Yes Futures is doing with young people. I also work as a transformative life coach, have two children ages 13 and 10, and in my spare time I like to go cycling, long walks with friends, and learning Persian (badly)!
I have always loved asking questions and, by training as a coach, have learned the power of helping people find their own answers. I'm excited to help young people believe in themselves. In the corporate world, I lead project teams. At home, I love cats, reading, running, and planning adventures.
Helen has been coaching since 2017 when she qualified as a Professional Co-Active Coach. She is passionate about empowering women and young people to fulfil their potential and live purposeful lives. She is mum to a 14-year-old and enjoys hiking, travel, and adventure.
I am a coach in training with Animas. My background is sales within startups. I currently work for a leadership development startup who offer coaching to managers and leaders. I am really looking forward to being a part of Yes Futures, helping young people to develop and gaining experience myself.
Corporate lawyer turned into self-love expert, published writer, public speaker and life coach, Fabiana found her purpose in teaching, motivating and empowering humans to find their place in the world and embrace their wholeness. After having her son, she found a new passion in helping young people reach their potential.
Kathryn is a transformational Life Coach and Founder of marketing consultancy, That Someone. She supports individuals and businesses to better understand themselves to unlock their purpose and potential. Working with Yes Futures, she wants to help the young people we serve find more clarity and fulfilment and have a greater understanding of their talents and desires for the future
I'm a Transformational Coach and mother of three, and feel privileged to have the opportunity to support and empower our young people to a confident and resilient way of living. It brings me joy that I can start them on a journey to realise their own qualities and discover their own abilities which will help them lead enjoyable and fulfilling lives.
Ian is joining Yes Futures for the first time. He leads early careers, apprenticeships and school engagement activity for a major financial services company. Ian is passionate about helping young people feel and become better prepared for the onward journey into the world of work and building skills through activity inside and beyond school. Beyond work Ian enjoys the outdoors in particular running and leads a local running group as well as helping adults get into running fitness.
After qualifying in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, I took time out to raise my 3 children. I am thrilled to be working with young people once again and hope to support them to embark on a new journey of self belief! In my free time, I like going to the gym, travelling or simply chilling with my family and our crazy pug.
I'm Caroline. I live near the Peak District where I love rock climbing and trail running. I started my career in higher education and sustainability, before becoming a Transformative Coach to help others build the confidence and skills to make our world a better place. I'm so excited to be working with the young people on the Yes Futures programme!
Chiara is grateful for the opportunity to volunteer with Yes Future and is excited to see what the future holds for the young people it serves. She is passionate about helping young people reach their full potential. She is a great listener and is always willing to offer a helping hand.
Having trained as a transformative and integrative coach, I love supporting humans, young and old, finding a path in life that allows them to be their authentic awesome self. I enjoy traveling, a range of ‘woo woo’ practices and exploring the world of and with my five year old son.
Kathryn is passionate about supporting and encouraging others to reach their potential. She is a qualified coach, certified in positive psychology, and is looking forward to working with young people as part of the Yes Futures Programme. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys yoga, paddle boarding, and exploring new places.
Become a Coach
We're always looking for more volunteers to empower the young people on our programmes.
As well as enabling them to reach their full potential, working with young people can help you to grow and develop new skills, as well as giving you a sense of fulfilment.