Trustee Week Feature: Yiannis Koursis

It’s Trustees Week and we are spending the whole week shining a light on the fantastic trustees at South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

Yiannis Koursis joined us at SYCF in 2017 as a trustee and quickly became a key part of the board.

Principal at Barnsley College, one of the UK’s leading providers of Further and Higher Education, Yiannis is the strategic lead for growth and reputation.

Yiannis has also held senior management roles in both education and the private sector for over 20 years. He is dedicated to supporting learners and colleagues in realising their potential and committed to strengthening links which enable the achievement of inclusive growth at Barnsley College, in the community and across the region.

He is member of the CBI Regional Council for Yorkshire and the Humber, member of the Towns and Cities Policy Group and the Skills Portfolio groups at the Association of Colleges. He is a Council member of the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, and trustee of Wellspring Academy Trust.

Trustee’s are essential to the running of charities and help to make the UK the sixth most giving place in the world!

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