Our Board

Our Board is a diverse group of experts who help set our strategic direction, support our members and grow the social enterprise movement.

Lord Victor Adebowale Chair social enterprise uk board

Lord Victor Adebowale CBE – Chair

Victor is a non-Executive Director of the Co-Operative Group, Collaborate CIC, Nuffield Health, Visionable and Leadership in Mind. He is also Chair of Social Enterprise UK and the NHS Confederation.

WIll Nixon Treasurer Social Enterprise UK Board

Will Nixon BEM - Treasurer

Will Nixon was made Treasurer in 2020 and Chairs our Finance and Business Committee. Will has extensive experience within the social housing and education, training and employment sectors as well as the broader regeneration of communities.

Peter Holbrook CBE - Chief Executive

Peter Holbrook is Chief Executive of Social Enterprise UK.

Amy Denro

Amy Denro is a multi-award-winning social CEO and co-founder of groundbreaking social supermarket HISBE Food.

Andrew Croft Social Enterprise UK board

Andrew Croft

Andrew joined us in June 2020 as  Director of Special Projects and Board Member having previously been Non-Exec Director and Hon Treasurer.

Chris Luck Social Enterprise UK Board

Chris Luck CB, MBE

Chris Luck CB MBE is a former Air Vice Marshall and is now CEO of the Shaw Trust Group, the UK’s largest employment sector non-profit

devi photo social enterprise UK board

Devi Clark

Devi Clark is an experienced leader, strategist and coach and is Managing Director of the influential Impact Hub King’s Cross (IHKX)

Jo Pritchard social enterprise uk board

Jo Pritchard OBE

In 2006 Jo was instrumental in establishing the first social enterprise to come out of the NHS in England, leading CSH Surrey for eleven years and tripling its size.

Karin Sode

Karin Sode

Karin is an experienced entrepreneur, senior business leader and management consultant. She founded and grew a social enterprise from start up to a turnover of £500m+, and is director of a CIC planning to invest in community-owned, renewable energy projects.

Patricia Hamzahee social enterprise uk board

Patricia Keiko Hamzahee

Patricia Keiko Hamzahee is a former investment banker and is Co-founder and Director of the Black Funding Network and Extend Ventures, advising and championing social enterprises’ access to funding.

Sabira Social Enterprise UK Board

Sabira Kanji

Sabira Kanji joined us as our Director of Corporate Services and Finance in January 2015 and is responsible for Finance, HR and IT along with facilities.

Sarah McIntosh Social Enterprise UK Board

Sarah McIntosh

Sarah McIntosh is a social purpose membership organisation expert and Executive Director of Membership and Delivery at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)