Dr. Louise Erskine


Louise is Managing Director of our partner organisation, Career Volunteer, working with businesses to design their employer supported volunteering programmes. She previously worked in Executive Search for a charity consultancy, recruiting Chairs, Trustees, CEOs and Directors of varying disciplines for a range of not for profit clients.

With a PhD in international development which focused on harnessing and mobilising resources of the private sector to reduce poverty, she is also responsible for developing Career Volunteer’s international volunteering programmes. A former university lecturer, she has taught in areas such as pro poor and sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. Louise has carried out a range of programme of evaluations throughout East Africa and South America and was recently engaged on a pro bono basis to design a programme evaluation study for a small educational charity working in Ghana.

Louise is a Trustee of Rainforest Foundation UK, an international organisation working to ensure long-term protection of rainforests by securing the rights of indigenous and forest peoples to land, life and livelihood.

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