Lisa Varga

Founder, The Digital Collective; Director, Strategic Operations at UpSkill Digital

Lisa is the Co-Founder and Director of the Digital Collective (DigiCo),  a disruptive not-for-profit that aims to close the digital divide across Europe. Throughout her career she has supported fast growing, impact driven organisations with strategy, innovation and operational excellence. With inclusion and equity at the centre of her approach she looks for ways to empower people and businesses to succeed through technology and be the driving force for equal and accessible opportunities. Working with companies such as Google, HSBC, Santander, Walmart and more she has supported skills development for over 600,000 people globally. Merging her philanthropic desire to make the world a more equitable place with her commercial mindset she has been able to double revenue and profits within her business as well as secure millions of euros of funding to enable organisations to continue to make an impact.