Develop Your Leadership Skills & Fast Track Your Career Progression

Our Chief Activators (colloquially called Chiefs) are the leaders of our BY-Peer Groups - our community of black young professionals and your peers.

Our BY-Peer Groups bring our community together under a strong sense of shared purpose.

BY-Peers Chief Activators

As the famous old saying goes
“If you want to go fast go alone but if you want to go far, go together”
~ Unknown.

What are the Benefits of Being a Chief Activator?

  • Accelerate the growth of your professional network
  • Fast track your career progression
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Gain exposure as a trailblazer who drives positive change for young black professionals
  • Receive VIP access to the BYP Network Leadership conference including complimentary ticket, front row seat, swag and invitation to parties and drinks receptions
  • Be invited to an exclusive Leadership Retreat for Chief Activators hosted at Country House in the United Kingdom, where you will have the opportunity to network, exchange ideas and share knowledge with fellow Chief Activators

What Do Chief Activators Do?

The primary purpose of a Chief is to Curate, Convene, Connect and Counsel.
The 4Cs framework of being a Chief Activator.



Attract and bring together other black young professionals to join your Peer Group, be it a City or Professional Peer Group.


Host events centred around the 3 pillars of convening: Professional Development, Personal Development & Social.


Intentionally connect your peer group members to each other and to opportunities that bring real value.


Mentor and uplift those that reach out to you including upskilling and knowledge sharing.

Application Procedure

  1. Please complete the application in one sitting. **Top tip ~ a video submission is required as part of your application process, so we encourage you to record this first and have it ready it upload. You’ll receive a follow up email to upload your video

  2. Once your application has been completed and reviewed you’ll receive an email with next steps.

  3. If you have any questions, please send an email to and one of our Community Managers will be delighted to support you

Chief Activator Form

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