The National Youth Orchestra is delighted to welcome Nicola Brentnall, Vyla Rollins and Steve Sacks to the Board of trustees to play their part in championing orchestral music as a powerful agent for teenage development.
Announcing the new trustee appointments, Interim Chair of the Board Donagh Collins said, “Nicola, Vyla and Steve bring exceptional breadth of skills and experience to The National Youth Orchestra. I look forward to welcoming them to the team, where they will work with their board colleagues and the executive team to support NYO‘s bold ambitions.
We want to develop a national community where thousands of teenagers from all backgrounds and levels of ability can enjoy making music together, to foster collaboration and understanding, and together share music with thousands of teenage audiences. NYO will always nurture young people from all over the UK with exceptional potential, helping them to channel orchestral music as a distinctive force and to look to the future with confidence and optimism.”
- Nicola Brentnall MVO, MSc is a philanthropy advisor who has worked extensively with youth charities over the past 25 years, including as Founder and CEO of The Queens Trust and Queens Commonwealth Trust.
- Vyla Rollins is an organisational psychologist. She is Executive Director at the London Business School Leadership Institute andManaging Director of Rubato Global Consulting Limited, a strategic organisational development advisory firm.
- Steve Sacks has over 30 years of experience as a business executive, including as a partner at McKinsey and Company, Burberry PLC and for Selfridges and Co. He supports the arts professionally as European President for Advisory Board for the Arts, and as a trustee supporting arts and youth charities.