Ecologia Youth Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Robyn Cooper as our new Associate Director.
Robyn began her new role on May 1st 2021, stepping up from her previous role as Project Development and Marketing Officer for Ecologia’s International Projects.
With nearly five years’ experience of working in the third sector, Robyn has dedicated the past two years helping to boost Ecologia’s International impact and supporting the growth of the International arm of the charity. In her new role, Robyn will be co-leading the International side of Ecologia with Founder and Director, Liza Hollingshead, bringing a new energy into Ecologia as the pair look towards the future of the charity.
As Associate Director, Robyn’s responsibilities will include co-leading the International arm of the charity in line with their current 3-year strategy, supporting the charity and its partners’ recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, re-engaging and building new relationships with supporters and the wider community, and cultivating new partnerships and projects to increase Ecologia’s impact on a global scale.
Commenting on her new appointment, Robyn says:
I am honoured to have been chosen to work alongside Liza at this pivotal moment in Ecologia’s history. As the Founder, what Liza and Ecologia Youth Trust has achieved over the past 25 years and the positive impact we are having on young lives around the world is impressive and inspiring. I’m excited and proud to have been given the opportunity to co-lead such an exceptional charity, and facilitate its growth as we take our next steps forward as an organisation.”
Liza Hollingshead, Founder and Director of International Projects says:
I am excited to share the leadership of Ecologia’s International division with Robyn as it can only lead to a stronger, more vital and energetic charity. Her enthusiasm and expertise is most welcome.”
Clive Kitson, Trustee of Ecologia Youth Trust says:
The Ecologia Board of Trustees are delighted that Robyn has accepted her new post. We very much welcome the fresh energy, creativity and the experience she brings. Her appointment will ensure that the charities work abroad will be in good hands and will continue to develop into the future.”