Chair - Sarah Atkinson
Sarah was elected as Chair of Berkshire Youth in March 2023, after serving as a trustee for four years. Sarah brings a wealth of not-for-profit and industry experience. She also serves as a board director at the Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) where she chairs the Nominations & Governance Committee, and is a member of the Skills Advisory Panel, as well as the lead for Diversity & Inclusion for Berkshire.
Previously she was the Global Director of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at Micro Focus based in Newbury, where she led the company’s social impact programme and has over 30 years of senior leadership experience in the technology sector.
Sarah also served on the board at techUK and worked closely with government and other non-government organisations (NGOs) on a variety of initiatives to inspire young people about the world of work.