Gillian Bowen JP, MBA, MA is the Chief Executive Officer at City YMCA, London. She has been in the youth field for over 20 years, has experience of working in the private sector and has held previous Chief Executive Officer positions in the Charity Sector. Gillian is currently leading the completion of a £20m housing development for homeless young people in London – the first of its kind to be built in the last two decades. Gillian is an Adult and Youth Court Magistrate for the Central London Bench and holds the position of Deputy Youth Panel Chair for the London region. She is also a very proud dual-national – of UK and Grenada!