Dr Justin Davis Smith
Dr Justin Davis Smith is Chief Executive of Volunteering England and formerly Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. He has over 20 years experience in the volunteering movement and has advised the UK Government, the World Bank and the United Nations over the development of volunteering policy. He has been assisting the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) with the development of its 2012 volunteering strategy and is a member of the committee for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and an advisor to the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. Justin was a member of the Russell Commission on youth volunteering and the Commission on the Future of Volunteering. He has written widely on volunteering and is a Visiting Professor at Birkbeck, University of London.