Leads work with social businesses and charities.
I lead our work for social businesses and charities, including for co-operatives, community organisations (including leading umbrella body locality) and social enterprises. I also specialise in community asset transfer and community led housing, and social business involvement in delivering public services. I deliver high level governance support to a range of organisations, including dealing with board disputes and constitutional issues.
My work began with governance for community regeneration projects, and has developed into supporting all kinds of organisations using enterprise to achieve a social purpose. I write constitutions and advise on corporate design, as well as advising on contracts, grant funding and social investment. I have lots of experience in establishing community ownership and promoting the co-operative principles through legal structures.
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