Our Team

We have a small but growing team of experienced professionals with backgrounds in regeneration, community development, planning and funding. We are managed by a small Board who ensure that our activities continue to benefit the community.

Core Team

Tony Mullin

Tony has 20 years of regeneration experience working for various local authorities and regeneration partnerships in the north of England.

Sydney O'Connor
Research and Community Liaison Officer

Sydney is a placement student from the University of Leeds. She is passionate about using the principles of business to create social and environmental value.

Rob Bilson

Rob is an associate for 'Your Back Yard' and has nearly 25 years’ experience in private, public, voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations 


Taiba Yasseen
Board Member

Tabi is a councillor for Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and a champion for fairness and justice, recently working nationally with the DWP.

Abi Hart
Board Member

Abi is an undergraduate Psychology student from the University of Leeds who undertook a year in industry with 'Your Back Yard'. Interested in mental health, well-being and social research.

Ralph Berry
Board Member

Ralph is a councillor representing Wibsey.