Social entrepreneur and impact investing pioneer with a background in innovation and policy-making. Helped set up social enterprises and charities with The Shaftesbury Partnership. Currently creating impact investment products (including incubators, investment funds and social impact bonds) for investors, corporates and government commissioners, and supporting social ventures to raise investment. Political engagement, including standing for Parliament and co-authoring UK impact investment policy. Parliamentary candidate in the 2010 general election. Worked on internationalizing social innovation with United Kingdom Trade & Investment. Has advised corporates and ultra high net worth and high net worth individuals.