YMCA England & Wales
David Bridson is Head of Policy, Campaigns & Research for YMCA England & Wales. YMCAs mission is to ensure that young people and our community are able to belong contribute and thrive, through this, we are currently the largest charity provider of early years across the country. David leads on YMCAs influencing work around Early Years, Youth Work, Mental Health, Welfare Benefits and Supported Housing, utilising the voices and experiences of beneficiaries and local YMCA leaders in order to create positive change at a national level. Previous to this role David has a long history working in the charity sector leading campaigns to enact Government change.