Nat Defriend is the deputy chief executive of Every One, Every Day started his career in front-line criminal justice services with adults and youth – beginning as a volunteer and developing into an experienced practitioner and manager. He then spent 8 years in central government, leading system-change and effective practice initiatives in the youth justice system. He joined Every One, Every Day from The Young Foundation where most recently he was director of Communities, running a programme of city, and region based initiatives to tackle social inequality through community-led innovation. He is passionate about grass-roots and community led social change, and brings skills in community engagement and organising, impact evaluation, social innovation and venture development and public and third sector leadership. He is a trustee at London Youth, the membership body for youth clubs in London, and a director at Inspire Education, an education start-up offering English language courses to foreign children.