Our Team

 

Nana Agyeman
Managing Director

Nana-Yaw AgyemanNana has amassed a wealth of experience in the welfare to work industry that stretches over 15 years. He has worked as a Youth Worker, Mentor,Manager and Senior Employment Consultant for a number of prominent welfare to work providers and youth services, in the UK.

Nana is very passionate about uplifting and empowering the youth. He wants to dedicate the remaining years of his professional life, to providing credible solutions to counter youth offending, gang involvement and high BME unemployment.

AccessUK will act as  conduit from which we refer our service users to a network of external partner organisations, who share a common  vision and objective.

We want to remove all obstacles against BME  employment, youths starting their own business or identifying appropriate training.

Nana has a particular affinity with the BME community of the UK, having successfully overcome the same difficult and challenging environment, a number of BME youths come from. He fervently believes in the application of Black history and economic empowerment, as a vehicle for postive and progressive change, in the BME and wider community of the UK.

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Chris Ankobia
Operations Manager

Chris AnkobiaChris Ankobia is a young energetic man with a passion for helping the youth to achieve their dreams. Through his professional encounters with BME job seekers and his personal experience, Chris has refused to ignore the challenges facing young BME’s in the UK. These include those on the peripheries of society and acknowledging that each individual has the ability to create a positive future with the right guidance.

This journey and Nana’s vision, inspired Chris to create an environment suitable for young BME men and women to flourish. With 6 years experience of delivering employment programmes and freelance experience with Centre Point plus The Hammersmith and Fulham Education Business Partnership, Chris has cultivated the skills needed to help AccessUK become an established institution across the whole UK.

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David Lyston
Social Media & Admin Assistant

David LystonDavid is a young History Graduate who was inspired by AccessUK’s mission. As the Social Media Assistant, he takes care of AccessUK’s social media presence, as well as generally helping out. He has had some experience of working with a Social Enterprise in the past, and in his spare time enjoys writing and watching films. 

 

 

 

 

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Our Mission

Community

Access UK aims to provide community based careers and education solutions to address youth unemployment and offending across the capital

Employment

Our main objective is to help reduce BME youth unemployment, provide training and employment solutions for ex-offenders and implement gang prevention initiatives.

Mentorship

Connecting local youths with local mentors as a means of preventing crime and providing employment and careers guidance.

Enabling Youth Enterprise

Building strong business training links to help BME youths set up their own enterprises.