Hugo Vega (He/Him) is the Regional Manager of Settlement Services at the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario where he oversees federally and provincially funded programs that assist immigrants and refugees as they settle in London, Sarnia and Windsor. His role includes leading the WE Value partnership, a pilot introducing innovation to the settlement sector in the areas of service delivery, technology and data management. He is the current chair of the Windsor-Essex Local Immigration Partnership, a cross-sectoral community planning body and of Legal Assistance of Windsor, a community Legal clinic for low-income residents. His previous experience includes working with migrant workers, establishing employment programs for at-risk youth and people with disabilities and being the chair of the board of the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative, a network of people committed to urban renewal. Hugo was born in Mexico City, Mexico and is a Political Science graduate from the University of Windsor.