Mentors and Coaches

We have assembled a talented and diverse network of mentors and coaches. Mentors provide each venture with expert insight, strategy advice and sector knowledge. Our coaches will support each social venture through 48 hours of 1:1 practical support building a bespoke financial model.

Andreas Arnold

Andreas is the Director of Strategic Programmes at BBC Worldwide

Aqil Chaudary

Aqil is a principal partner at Midlands Medical Partnership and Board Member for Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group

Catherine Flax

Catherine Flax is the Chief Marketing Officer for J.P. Morgan’s wholesale businesses

Glen Mehn

Glen is Managing Director of an early-stage accelerator for technology-based social ventures.

Andrew Harrop

Andrew is the General Secretary of the Fabian Society, the UK’s oldest think tank and political society.

Bernadette Porter

Bernadette is a Consultant Nurse and entrepeneur.

Dania Saidam

Dania is a Director at Brunswick Group. She advises clients on their financial and corporate communications.

Harriet Spicer

Harriet is a founding partner of Working Edge Business Coaching, providing professional support for working people.


Andres Korin

Andres is an Associate in Credit Risk Management at J.P. Morgan

Michaela Wood

Michaela is working in Strategy Consulting at the Boston Consulting Group

Giacinto Cosenza

Giacinto is a Vice President at J.P. Morgan

Alexander Stevenson

Alexander co founded a public sector consultancy specialising in supporting public sector organisations to work effectively.