Jenny Sansom works as Programmes Manager at Power to Change. Jenny has responsibility for the Community Business Trade Up funding and support programme, working in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs. She also manages Power to Change’s contribution to LEAP, a loans programme by Real Farming Trust for community managed food and farming organisations.
Jenny’s background includes a wealth of experience in voluntary sector management, nature conservation and community development. She was the founding General Manager of an environmental community business based in Warwickshire, and has overseen major national grant funded programmes at National Trust. At National Trust she promoted the development of ‘community supported agriculture’ social enterprise models with NT farm tenants. Jenny has a particular interest in environmental sustainability and the multiple benefits that local initiatives of this kind can bring to local people.