Confirmed speakers

Elena Laguna Head of Volunteering Oxfam

Elena is a volunteering and learning specialist and she believes in social action as a powerful tool for civic engagement within society. She has successfully performed various volunteer management roles which have spanned local areas as well as national ones across the UK, allowing her to work with organisations of different sizes and form partnerships across diverse communities and cultures.

Elena has an interest in building high-quality volunteering programmes with volunteer impact and engagement at their core. Adaptable with a can-do attitude, she enjoys working at both an operational and strategic level, with the ultimate aim of providing an exceptional volunteer management service to every stakeholder. She is currently Head of Volunteer Engagement at Oxfam Great Britain and a Trustee at Peer Power Youth and has experience in developing new digital models, innovative strategies and approaches to engaging volunteers.