Kieran Goodwin is the Chief Executive at the World Youth Organization, a charity set out to support young people through educational workshops and programs focusing on mental health, sex education, lifestyle skills and careers.
He is also one of the youngest CEOs to operate a registered charity in the United Kingdom. Kieran attended Abbs Cross Academy and Art’s College in the London Borough of Havering, where after he went on to study Health and Social Care at Palmers College in Thurrock, Essex.
Kieran has won many awards including The Diana Award, Montserrat Channel Swimming Association Award (during his swimming life) and being invited to become a Freeman of the City of London.
In 2012 Kieran competed at national level for open water swimming in Shefield, finishing 10th overall in England and Wales. Finishing off his swimming career in 2013, Kieran swam the English Channel in a 7 man relay. Their team completed the swim after 8 hours and 25 minutes, beating records since 1998. They was awarded the Montserrat Channel Swimming Association Award in recognition.
Since 2015, Ben Patrick Johnson – a well-known voice over actor based in Los Angeles has been Kieran’s mentor.
Kieran was born in the London Borough of Havering, 30th April 1998. His star sign is Taurus.
Before Kieran moved to London permanently, he lived in Bermuda for three years. While he was there his father was Head Chef for the Bermudian Governor. Kieran has traveled to many countries across the world including France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Greece, Morocco, South Africa, United States of America and the Republic of Ireland.
“Determination is key in anything you do, without it, you most probably fail, with it, you most definitely will go far.” – Kieran Goodwin (2016)