External speakers

Jana Hainsworth

President, Social Platform

Jana Hainsworth was elected President of Social Platform in May 2015. She is Secretary-General of Eurochild - a European network promoting the rights and well-being of children and young people in Europe.

Prior to joining Eurochild in 2006, Jana worked in a Brussels-based communications consultancy where she focused on social affairs and anti-discrimination issues. She has also managed a network of organisations promoting long-term voluntary service in the youth field and has worked for several years in private research and consultancy.

Jana has a Master’s degree in Environment, Development and Policy from Sussex University and an Honours degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University in the UK.