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Catherine Manning is Operations Director of Social Value UK, overseeing the operations and strategic direction of the UK body for social value and impact management professionals, with a particular expertise in social value assurance, and accreditation, and organisational capacity building.

Catherine leads on the management of the social value Assurance and Accreditation services, managing the development of some of the key services, the SVI Practitioner Pathway and Social Value Management Certificate. She manages strategic projects, workshops and training. Prior to her current role, Catherine led the SVUK Inspiring Impact programme work, working with Civil Society networks across England and the whole of the UK to support the development of impact practice in the VCSE sector.

Before joining Social Value UK, Catherine worked in the UK Higher Education sector, the public sector and with a variety of UK and international third sector organisations offering cross sectoral experience now applied into social accounting.

Catherine holds a BA in Comparative Religion and Social Anthropology, as well as an MA in International Development: Public Policy and Management, from the University of Manchester.

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A New Dawn in Wellbeing: Let’s get practical – 22nd October…
This the second part of a 2 part series providing an overview of the new Greenbook supplementary guidance on measuring wellbeing, and the WELLBY approach. …
We are recruiting for a Membership Manager
We are looking to recruit a Membership Manager to join our growing team. The role will sit within the Social Value UK staff team, primarily within the…
On October 21st we are running a fringe event of the international #SocialValueMatters 2021 conference! It is a great chance for SVUK Members who are…