Guy has been Chief Executive since 2011
Guy’s background is in Youth and Community work, his previous role was working at the
UK’s largest youth centre, in South London. Prior to that he oversaw youth and children’s
work at a variety of churches across the country and ran a charity delivering community
programmes across the Welsh Valleys. Guy has a degree in Youth and Community work
from King’s College, London, but before that he pursued an interest in ancient history and
literature gaining a masters degree in Anglosaxon, Norse and Celtic.
Director of Operations
Mark has worked for YMCA since 2019
Mark has operated within the fields of Operations and Business Development at an Executive Level for over 20 years. With extensive experience in Supported Housing / Specialised Supported Housing, and a wide variety of other differing fields, including Leisure, Adventure Sports and Retail. He excels at identifying opportunities for expansion and organisational improvement, and then working closely with his team to ensure a shared goal and committed approach to delivering the results. Away from the office you are likely to find Mark on the start line (and sometime later the finish line) of a Half Marathon, Marathon or Trail Running event.
Director of Family Support
Serreta has worked for YMCA since 2009
Serreta started her working life in two different day nurseries, then became a Childminder for thirteen years. During this time she trained as an adult tutor and taught childcare qualifications at night school. This led to a role within NCMA supporting childminders and then delivering a Community Childminding scheme for families who needed respite care for their children. In 2009 Serreta moved to YMCA to set up four new children’s centres and the role has expanded from there. Outside work, Serreta is very involved in her local church as a volunteer children’s worker and safeguarding lead. She also supports the Alpha and marriage courses.