Staff Team

Isabelle Parasram OBE

Chief Executive

Alongside Crispen Sachikonye, Isabelle is the CEO of Social Value UK (SVUK), the national network for those interested in social value and social impact. It works with its members, through its Social Value Principles, to achieve a broader definition of value within accounting so that decision-making adequately prioritises equality, environmental protection and wellbeing.  Through this […]

Crispen Sachikonye

Chief Executive

Crispen acts as Chief Executive of Social Value UK alongside Isabelle Parasram. He works with Lizzie in the Membership and Marketing team to support Social Value UK’s engagement and advocacy efforts. Crispen has vast experience as a marketer, having been CEO of several advertising agencies across Africa. He is also an academic with the University […]

Catherine Manning

Operations Director

Catherine Manning is Operations Director of Social Value UK, overseeing the operations and strategic direction of the UK professional body for social value and impact management, with a particular expertise in social value assurance, accreditation, and organisational capacity building, and social value policy and legislation, and procurement. In her current role she manages strategic projects, […]

Charlotte Österman

Private Sector Lead

Charlotte Österman is Private Sector Lead for Social Value UK. Charlotte offers  extra support and technical expertise to our private sector members to help them on their social value journey. Charlotte is also Partner and Sustainable Development Director of the international development consultancy Pax Tecum Global, which uses diplomacy to foster for partnerships and wider […]

Tim Goodspeed

Freelance Trainer

Tim Goodspeed has been the Training Manager since 2008. He has a background in economic development and social enterprise. He is an experienced trainer and an Accredited Practitioner. Tim is one of the authors of the Guide to SROI and has written and been involved in many SROIs. He is also a member of the […]

Craig Foden

Social Value Executive

Craig is Social Value Executive for Social Value UK. Craig is part of the technical and assurance teams, helping individuals and organisations embed social value measurement practice in their activities. Craig also works on projects which aim to enhance social value measurement in specific fields, for example in environmental and EDI related initiatives. Craig holds […]

Clare Bentley

Office Manager

As Office Manager Clare is responsible for the day-to-day running of Social Value UK. She is the first point of contact for Social Value UK members and members of the public who contact the organisation and provides administrative support for all membership, training and assurance and accreditation services. Prior to joining Social Value UK in […]

Matthew Mckew

Advocacy Lead

Matthew is the Advocacy Lead for Social Value UK. He is here to advocate for members’ view, lobby government and secure media attention. Part of his role is also to engage with people new to the concept of social value and create successful networks with industries that the team can advance. When not at work, […]

Madeleine England

Advocacy Officer

Maddy England is Social Value UK’s Digital Marketing & Advocacy Officer. Maddy’s role at SVUK is to provide support in the promotion and marketing of events and advocacy campaigns, running of social media channels and creation of website content. Before becoming an Officer, Maddy joined us in 2021 in the role of Digital Marketing, Communications […]

Lizzie Carline

Membership Manager

Lizzie is Membership Manager for Social Value UK. She works with individual members as well as Partners and Pioneers, supporting them to get the most from their membership and engaging them in Social Value UK’s work. Lizzie has worked in the VCSE sector for over 14 years, most recently in project and development management for […]

Eleri Lloyd

Freelance Trainer

The Board of Directors

Mandy Barnett

Director of MB Associates

David Shields

Co-Founder of Value Match

Jacob Hill

Founder of Offploy CIC

Richard Spencer

Director of Sustainability at ICAEW

Jamie Reed

Director of Socio-Economics, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Fran Boorman

Founder of Goal 17

Liam Ronan-Chlond

Head of Engagement for Socius

Penny Anderson

Head of Social Impact at Akerlof