Christie Spurling MBE is the founder and CEO of Manchester based youth and children’s work charity N-Gage. He has spent the last 15 years building the charity up to what it is now , a successful and well thought of organisation that puts the needs of young people at the heart of its work. The charity is involved in schools work offering 1-2-1 mentoring and small group work for disengaged pupils, they operate a custom-built mobile youth bus across areas of the city with little or no youth provision, run a youth centre and also provide family support work plus holiday activities.
The charity has a growing team of people passionate to see all young people we work with fulfil their potential ..
Christie started his life in care, was permanently excluded from school aged 14 and spent time in a residential care setting. He has used negative life experiences to develop the charity. He was awarded an MBE by the queen in 2019 for service to children and young people in Manchester.