Clive Yates

Member of SGOHT Board

Clive has been the Chief Executive at YMCA Sutton Coldfield for 17 years, covering work in Housing, children’s work, youth work and young people with disabilities, also working in partnership in Israel and Palestine

Previous to YMCA Sutton Coldfield he was a Housing director at YMCA Nottingham (4 years) and part of the Hostel liaison group which represented and liaised with all housing providers in the area. He also managed a drug rehabilitation project. Prior to this, Clive managed a Foyer homeless project getting people into housing, training and employment (4 Years), 12 years in Retail Management and 3 years as a stock controller for a non-ferrous metal stockist.

Clive feel that the variety of work undertaken both at the YMCA and previous employment has given him a good working knowledge of third sector organisations and their strategic issues