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Jenni runs VIE for Life Ltd, offering co-creation, facilitation and evaluation services to public and third sectors across the UK; focused on enabling decision-making that addresses power imbalances in services and systems. She has delivered dozens of social impact/ value analyses, several of which are assured SROI studies, and has supported public bodies, grant-makers, and charities to develop strategy involving stakeholders. She is also founder of an award-winning social enterprise working creatively with people in retirement. Previously she bid for and managed European Social Funded programmes-  one on the subject of social enterprise and public sector commissioning- and programme managed capital spend in a FTSE100 food manufacturing business.

She is trained in participatory approaches including Positive Deviance, Participatory Action Research, the Art of Hosting, and Co-design; holding a Masters in Design for Services, an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice and an MEng.

Jenni co-chairs Social Value International’s methodology sub-committee and acts as an assessor for SROI reports.

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Launching Social Value Perspectives
Written by Isabelle Parasram, OBE, CEO of Social Value UK  Week after week we see more people joining our Introduction to Social Value UK session…
Jennifer Jefferson now a Level 1 Associate Practitioner
Social Value UK are proud to announce that our member, Jennifer Jefferson, has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. Ahead of this announcement,…
Social Value UK are proud to announce that our member, Joanne Bannister, has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. Joanne Bannister is the…