Who are we?

YES comprises of a team of skilled individuals, passionate about providing effective information, support and services to disabled youth and learning differences, their families / whanau, and other organisations and groups within the sector.

Lucy Anastasiadou-Hobbs

Lucy comes from Greece and completed her a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy in the UK. She worked at the 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2001 looking after the National Paralympic Committees. She moved to New Zealand in 2004 and since then has been involved in fundraising roles. Now she runs her own business on delivering fundraising solutions that have an impact on our community. 

Lucy is passionate about her family, the Paralympic movement, music, cooking Greek food and travelling. She has governance experience with Big Hearts, Parafed Waikato, Te Waotu School Board of Trustees and as President of the Greek Community of Auckland for 5 years. In February 2020 she joined the YES Disability Resource Centre Services Trust as a Board Member and the Rotary Club of East Coast Bays as a Member. She is a current member of Institute of Directors and Women on Boards.


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