Ygam appoints new board members to implement new strategy

As a part of Ygam's new three-year strategy, it has appointed five new members to the Young Gamers and Gambling Education Trust (Ygam) board of trustees.

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The new members joining the board are Anna Greaves, a fundraising professional with 14 years of experience – currently working for homeless charity, Crisis UK.

Clive Reeves, PwC’s global esports leader with experience in advising multiple international esports businesses also joins.

Paul Morris, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and current Vice President of Business Risk Management at the State Street Corporation adds to the list, along with David Miller, a marketing, gaming and digital content advisor that currently works for War Child.

Finally, Glen Fendley, an experienced charity director with 25 years of experience in the industry has worked with the NSPCC and WWF.

Responsible for governing the direction of the charity, the new board has been formed to lead the organisation through the next stages of its existence, which it hopes will see sustained growth and development in the coming years.

The appointments were hailed by Mike Wojcik, Chair of Ygam, who stated: “I’m thrilled to welcome our new trustees to the charity and delighted we continue to attract professionals with such ability, experience and knowledge.

"They are joining the board at a crucial time as we build on our reputation as a sector-leading education charity and develop our ambitious new strategy which will be launched at the start of 2023. It’s already apparent that the newly revitalised board will achieve great things in supporting the excellent staff team to achieve impact our social purpose.”

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