Management team


Anna Paterson, Director of Housing and Youth Services

Anna moved to the West Midlands as a teenager and has been working since then in Housing across a variety of service types and organisations. At YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire, her role has responsibility for delivering a first-class housing service to young people across the region. She has two children and a constantly busy home!


Lisa Carroll, Co Director of Communications and Fundraising

Lisa has 9 year’s experience within this sector, working within Fundraising and Marketing roles. Previously she worked as a photographer for a regional daily paper.  Lisa’s role at YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire is to co-ordinate and deliver grant funding applications and develop an annual calendar of fundraising events. She is married with 3 young children and an ever-increasing array of pets.

Jennie Evans, Co Director of Communications and Fundraising

Jennie has over 18 years of Marketing experience and has previously worked at Rolls-Royce plc, Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce and the British Red Cross to name a few. Jennie’s role at YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire spans all of the Communications activity including website, social media and internal communications. She sees one of the biggest challenges as trying to get people’s understanding of YMCA and the work we do, to match their recognition of our name from THAT song!