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Abbie Russell

Abbie Russell

  • Professional services staff

Volunteering Engagement Officer


Abbie (she/her) joined the King's Volunteering team in April 2022 and has been working to coordinate and digitalise volunteering opportunities across the university for students, staff and alumni. This year, Abbie will be working to launch a new online service for the King's community and third sector partners to access, promote and evaluate volunteering opportunities.

Abbie joined King’s in 2016 as an Administrative Support Officer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), and in 2018 she was appointed as the IoPPN's first ever Disability Equality Champion and helped to launch the King's staff disability inclusion network, Access King’s, as the network’s Co Chair (Community). She went on to become an Engagement Officer in 2020 before joining the Volunteering team in 2022.

Abbie has previously worked in the charity and healthcare sectors, working to implement new processes and onboarding new staff. She has also volunteered for a number of different charities and organisations such as The Prince’s Trust, The Bike Project, local community gardens, and various conferences and festivals.