Community Engagement Officer for Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
Veronika Quintyne was brought up in an extended Christian family of African descent. She is a person open to knowing about the diversity of people in her own immediate environment and in wider society. Her career has culminated in her working as an officer for and with a series of Public Sector and Third Sector organisations in urban areas, addressing health, social care and community development issues.
From the age of 16 she has been involved in community development work and lives by the philosophy all equal, all different. In recent years she has been involved in supporting diverse groups access funding principally through Black and minority strategic groups, ensuring people as critical friends, have benefitted from this. Currently she is the Community Engagement Officer for Oadby and Wigston Borough Council and a member of LSEF (LeicesterShire Equalities Forum).