Peter Olawaye, Leap Confronting Conflict

Peter Olawaye headshotPeter has more than eight years’ experience working with underrepresented groups, particularly young people. This involved working on projects with the Hackney Council for Voluntary Service, Met Police, British Youth Council and Elevation Networks. His previous roles includes being a programme manager for social action charity Envision, setting up and running his own social enterprise for four years as well as volunteering in prisons across the UK supporting inmates to make better life choices and reduce chances of reoffending. He currently serves as a trustee for Leap Confronting Conflict and is a programme lead for the EY Foundation, supporting young people as risk of becoming NEET into employment.

NPC Ignites conference session:

C2: Does the sector have the right governance in place?

Governance is a hot topic, and trustees are seen as a very important resource, but is governance failing the sector? This session will explore what needs to be done to get governance that works; from having a diverse board to involving your charity’s participants. Can getting the right people on board deliver greater impact?