Manpreet is an award-winning campaigner who has been working in youth and road safety for over ten years. He has worked globally to champion the cause of meaningful youth participation in road safety decision-making. He began at YOURS in 2009 heading up social action campaigns and developing the multi-award-winning YOURS Capacity Development Programme.
Manpreet has co-led on international road safety campaigns such as the UN Road Safety Week; #SlowDown and #SaveKidsLives campaigns and has helped strategize the week’s focus into strong advocacy campaigns.
As a lead facilitator at YOURS, Manpreet has worked to develop a range of training materials to engage youth actively in road safety through a brain-friendly action-orientated methodology and has trained youth champions for road safety in more than 10 countries. These young people have gone on to advocate for road safety nationally and have championed road safety in their communities, amongst their peers, and on a range of platforms.
Manpreet’s background lies in youth rights and participation he was previously a participation trainer for the National Children’s Bureau, the National Youth Agency, and Participation Works and has worked on programs with the Prince’s Trust and the International Youth Foundation.