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

Sara Buchanan

Joint Head of Open Programmes

Amelia Byrne

Research Officer

Charlotte Cassedanne

Head of Communications

Danielle Cohen

Development Manager

John Dawson

Head of Social Investment Programmes

Sarah Dennis

Programme and Office Coordinator

Ged Devlin

Development Manager

Sophie Downey

Digital Marketing Officer

Matt Fazal

Programme Improvement Officer

Susie Finlayson

Development Manager

Matt Flatman

Programme Officer

Nicola Fuschillo

Head of HR

Steve Gallagher

Procurement Manager

Mark Gordon

Director of Communications and Partnerships

Tom Hamilton-Shaw

Policy Manager

Richard Harries

Director, Research & Development

Bonnie Hewson

Programmes Manager – Empowering Places

Ed Howarth

Programme Manager

Amir Karim

Finance and Operations Coordinator

Mike Lloyd Jones

Programme Officer

Sophie Macken

Head of Market Development

Sarah McCall

Procurement Officer

Jason McKenzie

Leadership Team Manager

Ailbhe McNabola

Head of Research and Policy

Stephen Miller

Head of Impact Evaluation

Ricky Mitchell

Accounts Assistant

Alexis Morcrette

Head of Growth Programmes

Naomi Sampson

Programme Manager

Jenny Sansom

Programme Manager

Rose Seagrief

Programme Manager

Alex Steeland

Programme Manager

Kate Stewart

Director of Programmes

Edward Walden

Digital Transformation Officer / Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

Will Walker

Programme and Investment Manager – Community Energy

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

Finn Jensen

Director, Calderdale Community Energy & Pennine Community Power

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

Nicky Schlatter

Ilmington Community Cafe

Hannah Sloggett

Co-director and Founder of Nudge Community Builders

Rebecca Vipond

Co-founder of Squash

Karin Woodley

CEO Cambridge House

Angie Wright

CEO, b inspired

Léonie Austin

Board member

Sam Berwick

Board member

Stan Chan

Board member

David Godden

Board member

Ian Hempseed

Board member

Dai Powell

Board member

Jess Prendergrast

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

Michael Beaven

Our Community Enterprise

Katherine Wyatt

Carlisle Business Centre

Waj Hussain

Carlisle Business Centre

Will Cottrell

Brighton Energy Coop

Hannah Nadim

The Fox and Goose (Hebden Bridge)

Nigel Sagar

The Fox and Goose (Hebden Bridge)

Wendy Hart

Nudge Community Builders

Margaret Adjaye

Upper Norwood Library Hub

Hannah Sloggett

Nudge Community Builders

Damian Tow

Brighton Energy Co-operative

Emily Jewell

Upper Norwood Library Hub

Steve Buckley

Sheffield Live

Sangita Basudev

Chief Executive Sheffield Live

Tony Dylak

CEO Royds

Naomi Griffith

Onion Collective

Georgie Grant

Onion Collective

Mel Bonney-Kane

Coast and Vale Community Action (CaVCA)

David Miskin

Bretforton Community Shop

Chris Buckham

Chair, Bretforton Community Shop

Patricia Reilly

Community Organiser, Headway

Giles Piercy

Chair, White City Enterprise

Sam Kammerling

Research & Learning Lead, Likewise

Charlie Fernando

Health and Wellbeing Team Leader, Southmead Development Trust

Elaine Flint

CEO, Wellspring Healthy Living Centre

Dr Simon D. Hankins

CEO, BS3 Community Development

Bill Graham

Community Project Manager, New Wortley

Nasim Qureshi

CEO, Inspired Neighbourhoods

Angie Wright

CEO, b inspired