704, 2016

Leaders Series: Jem Stein Director & Founder of the Bike Project

April 7th, 2016|Categories: Social & Environmental Impact, Social enterprises, Social Innovation|Tags: , , , |

For our Leader Series this month we spoke with Jem Stein, the winner of the Lloyds Bank 2015  Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  Jem is the director of the Bike Project, a social enterprise that gives refugees the opportunity to cycle and improve their mobility. We discussed the challenges of starting an enterprise, what it means to be a social entrepreneur, and the evolution of the Bike Project.

1403, 2016

Leaders Series: Aidan Rave Interim UK Director of Strategy at Barnardo’s

March 14th, 2016|Categories: Care & Well-being, Charities, Education & Employment, Strategy|Tags: , , , , |

For our Leader Series this month, we interviewed Aidan Rave, the Interim UK Director of Strategy at Barnardo’s. Aidan joined the business sector after his experience in politics serving as Deputy Mayor of the Doncaster Council. He continued his work in consulting with a special interest in social sector work. Aidan is an expert in strategy, organisational structure, and has experience in bringing practical and impactful solutions to challenging problems.

We discussed the role of performance measurement in organisations, Barnardo’s strategic plans for the future, and organisational culture.

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