Rochell joined Blagrave in March 2021 and co-leads our second strategic objective: investing in young people directly. This includes overseeing all funding partnerships in relation to Challenge and Change and the Opportunity Fund. Rochell is also one of the Trust’s Dedicated Safeguarding Officers.

Rochell has 8 years of experience as a youth worker, working in a range of roles in grass roots youth organisations to larger youth facing charities. Rochell is based at our London offices and grew up in East London.

Rochell is inspired by youth empowerment and feels passionate about supporting young people to use their voices to create change on issues that directly affect them.