Rebecca Young

Trustee

Rebecca has held senior leadership roles in Local Government and currently works in the infrastructure sector. She has over 25 years’ experience of working in the field of economic development and regeneration.
She is passionate about bringing lasting change to local communities. Rebecca brings with her a wealth of experience working with employment and skills stakeholders, particularly in the West Midlands. Whilst at Coventry City Council she established the city centre-based Coventry Job Shop, which supports residents into work. In her current role, Rebecca is responsible for a highly successful Job Brokerage Service, which provides routes into employment for under-represented groups and those marginalised in the labour market.
She is currently a volunteer Enterprise Advisor through the Careers and Enterprise Company, working with a secondary school in Coventry. Supporting them to develop a careers strategy and programme for all year groups.
Rebecca is married with two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and occasionally gets to the gym!