Vidhya Alakeson

Chief Executive

Maj Amin

Data Officer (Salesforce)

Fergus Arkley

Development Manager

Tom Barton

Programme Manager

Natasha Bright

Communications Manager

Summer Brooks

Communications Coordinator

Charlotte Cassedanne

Head of Communications

Danielle Cohen

Development Manager

John Dawson

Head of Social Investment Programmes

Sarah Dennis

Programme Officer

Ged Devlin

Development Manager

Sophie Downey

Digital Marketing Officer

Matt Fazal

Programme Improvement Officer

Susie Finlayson

Development Manager

Nicola Fuschillo

Head of HR

Steve Gallagher

Procurement Manager

Richard Harries

Director, Research & Development

Ed Howarth

Programme Manager

Amir Karim

Finance & Operations Officer

Bonnie Hewson

Programme Manager

Natasha Ley

Media Relations Manager

Mike Lloyd Jones

Programme Officer

Sophie Macken

Head of Market Development

Uju Maduforo

Operations Manager

Sarah McCall

Procurement Officer

Jason McKenzie

Leadership Team Manager

Ailbhe McNabola

Director of Policy

Stephen Miller

Director of Impact and Learning

Ricky Mitchell

Finance Manager

Alexis Morcrette

Head of Growth Programmes

Nick Plumb

Policy Manager

Naomi Sampson

Programme Manager

Jenny Sansom

Programme Manager

Rey Saributh

Research and Development Coordinator

Rose Seagrief

Head of Emergency and Early Stage Programmes

Alex Steeland

Programme Manager

Edward Walden

Equity Manager

Will Walker

Programme and Investment Manager – Community Energy

Lisa Warrington

Programme Coordinator

Lucy Whalley

Events Officer

Natalie White

Development Officer

Margaret Adjaye

Upper Norwood Library Hub

Jonathan Atkinson

Co-founder of George Street Community Bookshop

Sally Chicken

Vice Chairman of Shotley Heritage Charitable Community Benefit Society Ltd

Bill Graham

Community Project Manager, New Wortley

Caroline Gore-Booth

Project Manager, Giroscope

Rebecca Luff

Co-founder of Friend of Westdene Green

Jen McKevitt

Chief Executive of Back on the Map

Joanna Holmes

CEO Barton Hill Settlement

Nasim Qureshi

CEO, Inspired Neighbourhoods

Simeon Ripley

Chief Executive of Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust

Hannah Sloggett

Co-director and Founder of Nudge Community Builders

Nicky Schlatter

Ilmington Community Cafe

Rebecca Vipond

Co-founder of Squash

Karin Woodley

CEO Cambridge House

Léonie Austin

Board member

Sam Berwick

Board member

Stan Chan

Board member

David Godden

Board member

Ian Hempseed

Board member

Dai Powell

Board member

Carla Stent

Vice chair

Christopher Stephens

Board Member

Hilary Barnard

Hilary Barnard Consulting

Carolyn Hay

MSc Policy Studies

Laura Johnson

Laura Johnson Consultancy

David Kane

Freelance Data Scientist and Researcher

Andrea Lee

Arts, Administration and Cultural Policy MA

Liz Lipscomb

Vantage Point Research

Tim Maiden

CAG Consultants

Pat McGinn

PMG Consulting, Social Impact Analysis

Lisa Muller

Evaluation Strategy and Impact Assessor

Data Orchard

Data Orchard

Sophie Reid

Freelance Researcher

Ann Sanders

Independent Consultant

Dr Leandro Sepulveda

Associate Professor, CEEDR, Middlesex University

Kate Swatridge

Director, Kate Swatridge Consulting Ltd

Alice Thornton


Eva Trier

Eva Trier Consulting Ltd.

Kevin Donnelly

Community business in regional perspective since the 1970s, Glasgow Caledonian

Mandy Gardner

Harnessing and Supporting Community Businesses, UWE

Stuart Haw

Exploring Community Asset Transfer in Sport & Leisure, Northumbria

Anna Hope

Community-led Housing, UWE

Carina Skropke

Community ownership of physical assets, Sheffield Hallam

Margaret Adjaye

Upper Norwood Library Hub

Sangita Basudev

Sheffield Live

Michael Beaven

Our Community Enterprise

Mel Bonney-Kane

Coast and Vale Community Action (CaVCA)

Simon Borkin

Stretford Public Hall

Chris Buckham

Bretforton Community Shop

Steve Buckley

Sheffield Live

Nicola Davidson

Our Community Enterprise

Georgie Grant

Onion Collective

Naomi Griffith

Onion Collective

Wendy Hart

Nudge Community Builders

Waj Hussain

Carlisle Business Centre

Emily Jewell

Upper Norwood Library Hub

David Miskin

Bretforton Community Shop

Hannah Nadim

The Fox and Goose (Hebden Bridge)

Nigel Sagar

The Fox and Goose (Hebden Bridge)

Hannah Sloggett

Nudge Community Builders

Damian Tow

Brighton Energy Co-operative

Katherine Wyatt

Carlisle Business Centre