Barry brings a wide range of experience to the Board through his 15 year career in the youth and employment sectors. Barry is the CEO of Career Connect a leading North West based charity providing innovative careers and employment support to young people and adults. Prior to Career Connect he was Managing Director at Ingeus UK, leading some of the largest youth and adult employment programmes across the UK. In addition, Barry is a Board member of Youth Employment UK, one of the leading voices on youth and work and is Vice Chair of Headlines health charity. Barry is passionate about supporting young people and is delighted to support Future Youth Zone in its mission.