Anne Cairns

Chief Executive Officer

Anne joined YMCA Brighton as CEO in January 2022.  She has 30 years’ experience in the housing sector, having worked for both Housing Associations and Local Authorities, including managing temporary accommodation in central London, homelessness and allocations services at Eastbourne Borough Council, as Operations Director at Rother Homes and most recently as Chief Operating Officer at YMCA DownsLink Group.

Elaine Madden

Head of Central Administration and Human Resources

Elaine Madden joined YMCA Brighton in August 2002 and since joining has held several roles within Head Office some of which were working as Training Manager, Assistant Chief Executive and since May 2021 Head of Central Administration and Human Resources.

‘I have relished my time at YMCA Brighton over the last 20 years and I am really excited to be part of the new leadership team to deliver the ambition and vision that the new CEO will bring to the organisation.’