Anya Satyanand

CEO, Prince’s Trust NZ

Anya Satyanand was appointed as CEO of the Prince’s Trust NZ in 2018. Anya brings nearly two decades of professional experience of educational leadership and sector development, working for and with young people in many different contexts. In her working life, Anya has worked to amplify young New Zealanders’ agency, voice and strengths. She’s interested in the deep connections between young people’s wellbeing, their economic participation, democratic engagement and contribution to their communities. Anya is responsible for the development and implementation of the Prince’s Trust NZ’s vision and strategy for young New Zealanders’ economic empowerment, and is excited about creating an innovative and strengths based organisation that will make a real difference for young people in Aotearoa. She brings a fierce belief that collaboration is the key to creating the environment where young people will reach the stars that belong to them.