Meet the team

Natalie Davies – CEO

Natalie Davies - Delivery DirectorNatalie joined Inspired Youth as full time Director in August 2014 having previously supported Inspired Youth as a volunteer mentor representing her previous employer.  Natalie heads up the day to day running of the organisation, developing and leading the delivery of all Inspired Youth’s projects, as well as developing the project teams that run many of Inspired Youth’s events.




Melissa Dunning – Delivery Manager


Melissa originally volunteered as a Mentor for various Inspired Youth programs since January 2016, before she joined officially joined the team as an employee in December 2016.  Melissa’s role is deliver many of Inspired Youth’s projects across the region.





Management Committee

Fiona Temple

Fiona TempleFiona, and her company Open Contact, have been one of the biggest supporters of Inspired Youth since it started. One of the founding members of the Inspired Women project, Fiona brings several qualities to the committee including being of the leading Female Business Women in the region.




Rob Whitwood FCCA – Founder

Rob WhitwoodRob founded Inspired Youth in June 2010 as a way of inspiring young people into careers in Maths. As a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience in finance, he was particularly keen to create opportunities for young people to experience business challenges using a variety of skills, and to get the chance to work on these challenges with local business people. These early activities laid the foundations for what has become a social enterprise promoting skills and careers to thousands of young people across the region.