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Our Team


Individually we are passionate, highly skilled and experienced youth work specialists with our own areas of expertise, unique talents and networks.

Together we work (for many of us as a side-hustle)
to provide high-quality, innovative and custom-designed solutions with and for young people and the youth sector.

Scroll down to meet the team.

Contact us at

Andy Bell BA | BE | GD | MA

Founder, EO & Youth Guru

E:  M: 0428 070 249


Andy is a charismatic and engaging leader who grew up in South West Victoria and has dedicated his life to working with and for young people.

Areas of Expertise

Youth Mental Health | Youth Participation 

Positive Youth Development | Sector Development

Key Skillsets

Project Design & Delivery | Youth Engagement 

Facilitation & Training | Stakeholder Engagement

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Dave Hale BA | MPaCS

Youth Guru

Based in Central Victoria, Dave is an passionate youth and community development specialist, bringing together experience from across government, not for profits and community groups – in Australia and abroad

Areas of Expertise

Youth Participation, Co-design & Empowerment

Community Consultation & Mediation 

Key Skillsets

Program Design | Systems Thinking | Evaluation

Training & Facilitation |  Project Management

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Alicia Crawford BA 

Youth Guru

Based on Victoria's Surf Coast, Alicia is a highly talented and multifaceted leader in the youth, social change & wellbeing sectors with a passion for designing transformational youth programs.  

Areas of Expertise

Youth Participation, Leadership & Empowerment

Health & Wellbeing | Social Impact Pro

Key Skillsets

Program Design, Facilitation & Evaluation

Event Management | Strategic Thinking | Training

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Olly Tripodi BA | MA

Youth Guru

A dynamic and thoroughly engaging presenter, facilitator, leader and expert in youth engagement, Olly has a rich history of inspiring and leading robust youth advocacy & development programs. 

Areas of Expertise

Youth Leadership Development |  Governance

Youth Empowerment, Co-design & Participation 

Key Skillsets

Facilitation | Communication | Youth Engagement

Public Policy & Strategic Planning | Training

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