Philippa Lewis

@ YMCA England & Wales

After completing an International Relations masters at Cardiff University, Phillippa began her charity career undertaking a number policy and campaign roles for international NGOs.

Phillippa joined YMCA England and Wales in 2015 to focus on the needs of young people in the UK. Since then, she has published substantial research reports, which lay the groundwork for YMCA’s flagship campaigns on mental health and body image.

She’s a YMCA Youth Ambassador and leads on the organisation’s youth employment work. Within this role she’s a member of YMCA’s Global Resource Group on Employment, the UN Advocacy Group, and European Youth Policy Group, which shape YMCA’s global advocacy work. Additionally, Phillippa recently undertook a postgraduate qualification in Social Research at Birkbeck University.