Lauren Piro is an original member of the Quiip crew, coming onboard in 2010 with a background in copywriting and a Bachelor of Arts. After many years managing communities for a range of organisations, she turned her passion for fostering human connection towards Quiip’s internal team as the companies first People & Culture Director.

Lauren specialises in managing sensitive and high-risk online spaces, particularly health-focused peer support forums and social media campaigns. She launched NSW Health’s Play Safe online forums, developed strategies for BeyondBlue and the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, and led teams on ReachOut, SANE and Movember. She has been a speaker at Social Media Day Adelaide and was shortlisted for CommsCon Social Media Community Manager of the Year in 2017.

After stints in Melbourne, Newcastle and Toronto, Lauren has returned to her hometown on the southern beaches of Adelaide. She is a plant mum, home sewer, and proud owner of a Hard Quiz big brass mug.