Ben Silvey

I have been working for the YMCA since May 2012, but was involved as a volunteer for 7 years previously and am now responsible for developing and overseeing the work of the YMCA in Bristol.

Having qualified in Youth and Community Work at Oxford Brookes University in 2001, I have spent that last 13 years working with young people in Bristol for a variety of national and local charities.

As a Bristolian I am motivated by my love for the city and how we can make it a place that nurtures young people and provides them with the best opportunities – regardless of their background.