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Duro Oye

Co-Founder & Group CEO at 2020 Levels

Duro Oye is the CEO and founder of the multi award winning, social enterprise Youth Empowerment Organisation 20/20 Change, most recently reimagined as 20/20 Levels charity. Since its inception in 2013 the organisation has gone on to empower over 1700 young people from Black and Ethnic minority backgrounds as well as those from low socio-economic backgrounds to find not only themselves but forge a path for their futures in careers and entrepreneurships through a variety of programmes. Duro has been a long-term champion for Social Impact and as the co-founder and CEO of 20/20 Levels is willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through his initiatives. The new business model will incorporate business development mentorships for budding social entrepreneurs as well as keep the core values of the business in personal professional development. Duro’s main drive for the future is to ensure that 20/20 Levels has the ability to impact 1 billion lives across the globe in the social impact space, if those lives are impacted, the issues that are currently faced will be a thing of the past. Through this programme the overall aim is to empower the young people to do for self. Duro also serves as an active contributor to various boards such as: Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Charity People; DE&I Impact Champion at The Conduit London; trustee for Acumen Academy UK and Ambassador for the Home Grown Club. Duro has been an advocate for change and empowerment throughout his life. Since receiving his diploma from London Met film school in Documentary Filmmaking. He has gone on to producing impactful documentaries such as:‘247365 Change’;-‘County lines: Teenage Drug Runners’ in collaboration with the BBC, and ‘Gangland Season 1 & 2’ with Channel 5.