Our Team

Social Enterprise International’s main team consists of global leaders in the field of social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, mutuality and co-operatives. They are based around the world and bring to the Academy an understanding of the social economy that is second to none. The team of ten are backed by other experts each with specialisms such as platform design, the sharing economy, environment, marketing, business planning and product development.

Cliff Southcombe

Founder of the UK social enterprise movement

Specialist in social auditing

Worked in over 30 countries

Designer of several social enterprise courses

Co-founder of FairShares Association Ltd

Thierry Weishaupt

CEO Education and Solidarity Network

Specialist in co-operatives and mutuals

International Cooperation Manager for MGEN / Head of Mutual Development in China for the VYV Group.

Expert in developing international civil society organisations

Professor Rory Ridley-Duff

Professor of Cooperative Social Entrepreneurship at Sheffield Hallam University

Distinguished author of social enterprise books and papers

Founder of the UK social enterprise movement

Co-founder of FairShares Association Ltd

Farjar Anugerah

Founder of social enterprise movement in South East Asia

Specialist in Social Investment

Expert in community development

Senior Partner at Kinara Indonesia

Sonja Vukovic

Founder of social enterprise in The Balkans

CEO of SLAP (social enterprise network Croatia)

Social marketing expert

EU funding specialist

Karen Wood

CEO of NESEP, the largest social enterprise network in England

Specialist in Shared Growth model

Expert on gender issues in social enterprise

Specialist in business and social enterprise planning

Magdalena Barabanov Zwodny

Founder of social enterprise in Poland

Specialist in business and social enterprise planning

Marketing and research specialist

Project management expert

Andrew Picken OBE

Expert in green social enterprises

Former Global Director for Social Enterprise at The British Council

Expert in development funding

Strategic planning specialist

Geof Cox

Global expert in social enterprise legal and organisation structures

Expert in transformation from public sector to social enterprise

Specialist in working with people with disabilities

Catherine Brentnall

CEO of Ready Unlimited social enterprise

Leading expert on social enterprise learning in primary and secondary education

Member of the Society for Education and Training

Jenifer Wall MA

Enterprise education expert

Enterprise education consultant

National Teacher Enterprise Award Winner

Social enterprise in schools expert

James Perry

Senior consultant in social enterprise

Founder/CEO of LocoSoco Group plc

Willy Tadjudje

Lecturer in Social Economy

Expert in law and finance

Specialist in Coops and Social Enterprise

Works in Europe and Africa

Georg Hoehne

FairShares Trainer and consultant

Europe, Africa, Asia and Middle East experience

Specialist in innovation and complexity

Natasha Almond

Experienced Project Manager

Social enterprise expert

Founder of several social businesses

Specialist in using creativity to solve social problems

Catalina Quiroz

Visiting Fellow and Lecturer in social economy at York St John University

Working in South America and Europe

2016 Silver award for excellence in facilitation

 

Christopher Palmer

Project Management experience in Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East

Expert in social enterprise and Climate change issues

UN recognition for youth engagement project

 

Hareter Babatunde Oralusi

CEO of Social Enterprise Academy Nigeria & CEO of NCDF

Deputy Secretary General of the Nigerian Labour Cooperative Society

Awards: Best African young entrepreneur (Austria) Black Business International (UK) Solomon Foundation, Excellence in Social Development (Nigeria)

Professor Kiymet Tunca Caliyurt

CEO of Hermes Consulting (Social Auditing)

Head of Business and Admin at Trakya University

Editor and writer of books on women and sustainable business

 

Graham Boyd

CEO Evolutesix

 

Nicholas Fishberg

 

 

Mariabel Dutari

Expert in Social Innovation and Solidarity Economy

Project Planning and International Development

EU and South American experience

Founder of Global Shapers Panama

Keith Davies OBE

Social Enterprise Expert

South and South East Asia Specialist

Former British Council Country Director

Government relations and project delivery by multi national teams

James Perry

Senior consultant in social enterprise

Founder/CEO of LocoSoco Group plc

Jenifer Wall MA

Enterprise education expert

Enterprise education consultant

National Teacher Enterprise Award Winner

Social enterprise in schools expert

James Perry

Senior consultant in social enterprise

Founder/CEO of LocoSoco Group plc

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