Michael Lynas is the CEO of NCS Trust. He first started working on National Citizen Service (NCS) as a consultant at Bain & Company in 2009 when it was just an idea – to give every teenager the chance to connect with people from different backgrounds, learn new skills for work and life, and make their mark in their community. Since then, he has worked with an amazing – and growing – team of people to help turn this idea into a reality, including by championing NCS during his time as a civil servant at No10 Downing Street. In February 2013, Michael joined NCS Trust, an independent social enterprise dedicated to shaping, supporting and leading a thriving National Citizen Service.
Michael passionately believes that young people can change the world around them if they are given the right tools, opportunities and respect. Contrary to the false stereotypes, he thinks this generation of teenagers are among the most connected, caring and compassionate citizens our country has ever seen: Generation Citizen. He wants NCS to support Generation Citizen by empowering a movement of young people dedicated to help make this happen.Back to Big Changers