Desmond Skyers Desmond Skyers is a published author, motivational speaker, and accomplished Team Leader at the remarkable St Giles charity. Desmond leads a team of Mentors and Facilitators as part of the SOS+ Service. SOS+ is a preventative and early intervention service that puts lived experience at the heart of the solution in combating child criminal exploitation, gang involvement and serious youth violence. Desmond has been instrumental in the development of the highly impactful SOS+ mentoring programme which provides 1-2-1 support to children and young people vulnerable to criminal exploitation. Desmond is passionate about this work due to his own lived experiences and constant desire to want to give back.