Our 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.Read more

Peter Holbrook CBE - Chief Executive

Peter Holbrook is Chief Executive of Social Enterprise UK. Social Enterprise UK’s key activities are centred on informing and influencing the policy agenda, promoting the benefits of social enterprise and undertaking research to expand the social enterprise evidence base.Read more

Karen Lynch - Vice Chair

Karen Lynch is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, and mentor. A champion of profit with purpose, the circular economy and of collaboration for positive progress.Read more

Chris White - Vice Chair

Chris is the Director of the Institute for Industrial Strategy at King’s College London. Previously, he served as the Member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington. His Private Member’s Bill, now the Public Services (Social Value) Act, received Royal Assent in March 2012.Read more

Will Nixon - Treasurer

Will Nixon has been on the Board of SEUK since 2015 and was made Treasurer in 2020 and Chairs our Finance and Business Committee. In his working career, Will has extensive experience within the social housing and education, training and employment sectors as well as the broader regeneration of communitiesRead more

Andrew Croft

Andrew Croft was Chief Executive of CAN from 2008 having joined the organisation in 2006 with responsibility for the development of new revenue streams and replication, including CAN Mezzanine the award-winning high quality office space for charities, social enterprise and voluntary groups.Read more

June O’Sullivan MBE

June O'Sullivan MBE is Chief Executive of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), a social enterprise which currently runs 38 nurseries across eleven London boroughs.Read more

Gerry Higgins

Gerry is Founder and Managing Director of SEWF and Director of International Enterprise at Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS).Read more

Liz Allen

Liz is a director at the Connectives. Liz has a reputation for creating and developing social enterprises that deliver change in communities; working with enterprises to deliver and manage public sector contracts; and for delivering highly effective social impact measurement.Read more

Colin Downie

Colin Downie is the Sales and Partnership Director at the WildHearts Group, a social enterprise group dedicated to launching companies that through their activities and profits deliver entrepreneurship education and microfinance globally.Read more

Sabira Kanji

Sabira Kanji joined SEUK as the Director of Corporate Services and Finance in January 2015 and is responsible for Finance, HR and IT along with facilities.Read more

Jo Pritchard

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. She currently leads on SEUK's health and social care work.Read more