Senior Leadership

Michael Mercieca – Chief Executive

Michael Mercieca was appointed Chief Executive of Young Enterprise in April 2012, and since then has overseen a period of financial and operational growth including, in September 2014, the merger of the Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg) into Young Enterprise.

He was previously Director of Finance & Operations at The Prince’s Trust which he joined in 2003, with responsibility for Finance, Corporate Support Services, Programme Design and operations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Michael qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 1980 and is a Fellow of the Institute (FCMA).

Sharon Davies – Deputy CEO

As Deputy Chief Executive, Sharon is responsible for leading Young Enterprise’s operations including programme delivery and support of staff, volunteers and centre leads.

Sharon is a graduate of Liverpool John Moore’s University, a post graduate of Leicester University and an MBA qualified Director with a strong track record in the planning and implementation of successful organisational change within not for profit organisations. She is a qualified youth worker and is highly experienced in the delivery of informal education in a range of settings, including detached youth work, across the North West, having led the Connexions service in North Cumbria immediately before joining Young Enterprise.

Senior Leadership Group

Margaret Ambrose

Head of Public Affairs and Public Relations

Eileen Gannon

Head of Marketing

Roy Howard

Operations Director

Anita O'Hara

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Tim Stanbury

Head of Finance

Donna Wells

Director of Philanthropy

Russell Winnard

Director of Programmes and Services

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