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We have ambitious growth plans for 2021 and have a newly created and exciting opportunity for an ambitious Portfolio Advisor to join our Finance, Funding and Investment team, working closely with our Investment Manager.
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We have ambitious growth plans for 2021 and have created a new and exciting opportunity for an ambitious Technology Manager to join our Markets, Consumer Insights and Product Design team, working closely with our Technology Strategy and Innovations Lead.
The ideal person will have strong analytical skills and experience in architecting, designing or developing technology and know what it takes to successfully deliver technology transformation in a business environment.
We’re looking for someone who shares our passion to improve people’s lives to help transform the way financial services serve people in vulnerable circumstances in the UK.
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Applications are welcome from people of any age, sex, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We are determined to ensure that all team members and applicants receive fair and equitable treatment or are not disadvantaged by any inappropriate conditions or requirements being placed on them.
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When we are recruiting, we actively seek to reach a diverse pool of candidates. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential team members may need to be successful. We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life, so we do everything we reasonably can to accommodate flexible working.
We’re committed to running a fair, transparent recruitment process and we’re always looking for brilliant people who are passionate about helping us increase the financial resilience and wellbeing of people in vulnerable circumstances. There may be times where you miss out on the job you’ve applied for, but you managed to wow us. So, we may consider you for another role without advertising it on our website, based on the success of your original application.
A role with purpose
Our organisational culture shapes how we work and we aim to operate in a way that is true to our values.
Fair4All Finance is committed to being a diverse organisation that is truly representative of the people and communities we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer with an inclusive environment where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued, where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop and all team members can contribute to their fullest potential.
As CEO of Fair4All Finance Sacha leads the organisation to deliver on our mission: to increase the financial wellbeing of people in vulnerable circumstances through access to fair and affordable financial products and services. She has a background in driving purpose led change in business through her previous roles as CEO at Grant Thornton and as the inaugural chair of Access Accountancy.
She has extensive experience of working with businesses, government and civil society to address key systemic issues and is also Co-Chair of the Inclusive Economy Partnership, on the Board of London & Partners and a non-executive Director at Leapfrog Investments through which she brings unique perspectives to her role at Fair4All Finance.
Sacha was awarded an OBE in October 2020 for services to business during the Covid-19 response
Becky leads on looking after the people, processes, systems and resources which enable our work.
Becky has a diverse operations and advisory background working across the private and social sector. Prior to joining Fair4All Finance, Becky was a Compliance Consultant with Bates Wells, providing regulatory advice to social investors, asset managers, fintech and other financial services providers. She also worked as an independent consultant advising social funders and social enterprises on governance, compliance and operations.
Becky previously headed up the operations of Fair Finance, one of the UK’s leading Community Development Finance Institutions, providing fair and affordable credit and debt advice services to vulnerable people. Becky started her career in international development, working for Christian Aid supporting and managing the delivery of large government and institutional donor-funded contracts and grants.
Alongside her work at F4AF, Becky is a trustee of Oasis Community Partnerships, a charity providing community services across the UK and a member of the investment committee for the Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action (CIVA).
Becky has a BSC in Physics and an MSc in Global Ethics from the University of Birmingham.
Fan joined Fair4All Finance in October 2020 as Investment Manager. She previously worked as an Investment Manager at CAF Venturesome, one of the most active social investment funds in the UK. Fan managed a portfolio of 20-30 social investments during her time at CAF Venturesome, and led on the investment into Furniture Resource Centre (named Social Enterprise of the Year 2019 by SEUK). She also completed the first 10-year loan facility offered by the fund.
Prior to joining the social investment sector, Fan had completed the On Purpose social impact leadership programme, working with a solar financing startup and UK-based science charity. Fan began her career in investment banking, working for Deutsche Bank, specialising in the financial services sector.
Fan has a degree from the London School of Economics, and currently serves as a Trustee for The Elfrida Society (charity providing advocacy services for people with learning disabilities).
Georgia joined Fair4All Finance after completing the On Purpose social impact leadership programme. Before On Purpose she spent seven years working in advertising, helping clients to develop long-term strategies and campaigns to meet their business needs, and leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver integrated projects at pace for global FMCG brands.
In 2018 Georgia decided to quit advertising to work for organisations where good business practice means more than just an intense pursuit of profit. She took a maternity cover contract at a housing social enterprise where she improved and bedded in new systems and processes, directly contributing to a substantial period of growth. Georgia read Spanish and Italian at Bristol University.
Before joining Fair4All Finance, Hanadi completed her Master of Public Administration in Economic Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to that, she spent three years working within homeless serving agencies in Canada’s public sector, as well as supporting the establishment of a non-profit refugee health clinic. Hanadi works as the lead on research and impact measurement and ensures that the needs of the target cohorts are integrated within all programmes.
Holly joined Fair4All Finance in June 2020 as Investment Director. She was previously Head of CAF Venturesome, one of the most active social investment funds in the UK. Holly led the team making hundreds of affordable social investments to a wide range of social organisations – from local community-led housing groups to major international development charities – enabling them to flourish. She launched new specialist social investment funds, and raised significant philanthropic capital for investment from individual and institutional funders. She personally led several innovative social investments, including one of the first social impact bonds.
Prior to joining the social investment sector, Holly worked at the management consultancy firm Oliver Wyman, specialising in the retail sector. She has a degree from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Political Science and Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and the Investment Management Certificate.
She is a trustee of the social enterprise Yes Futures. Holly is a member of the inaugural WISE100 (top 100 women in social enterprise and impact investment).
Ina joined Fair4All Finance in October 2020 as Investment Associate.
She is responsible for managing the Covid-19 Resilience Rund and supporting the Scale-Up Programme.
Prior to joining the team, Ina worked in private equity real estate in London, asset managing a portfolio of European hotel investments and working on acquisitions and developments. She also volunteered in the social sector, providing financial analysis and strategic advice to social enterprises during Covid-19.
James leads on developing and delivering Fair4All Finance’s strategic communications.
James has a diverse financial services background across the private and public sector. He has skills and experience in communications, marketing and customer experience. Before joining Fair4All Finance, James developed and delivered communications for Virgin Money. He has also worked for Aviva and the Norfolk Pension Fund. Always with a strong focus on customers. Earlier in his career, James had a spell working as a freelance journalist, including at the BBC.
Matt leads on the project management and delivery approach at Fair4All Finance. With particular specialism in agile and lean methods, Matt brings experience from the private and public sector, including several large government technology projects.
He previously ran a digital design agency and for the past 10 years has also been running Vote for Policies, a volunteer-led social enterprise focussed on helping more people to vote. He holds an MSc from City University in London.
Before joining Fair4All Finance, Fionn worked in public affairs and communications at the Money and Pensions Service and its predecessor organisation the Money Advice Service. He also has experience working in the external policy team at Toynbee Hall. Prior to that, he spent a year teaching English in a secondary school in Dortmund, Germany. Fionn works across a number of projects on programme development, delivery and stakeholder engagement.
Nisat joined Fair4All Finance in December 2020 as our new Team Assistant on a Level 3 Business Associate Apprenticeship programme.
Before joining Fair4All Finance Nisat was in full-time education completing her GCSEs and A-levels in Law, Politics, Sociology and Applied Science. Alongside her A-levels, Nisat was a brand associate with Amazon working for Treasure Truck.
Nisat has diverse work experience including primary schools and an international hotel.
She was a member of the Girls Network Team at college and has completed the Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award.
Temi joined Fair4All Finance in November 2019 as Executive Assistant + Office + Marketing Coordinator. Prior to joining the team, she worked in private wealth management as a Relationship Manager and an Assistant Relationship Manager serving high-net worth clients in the Middle East and Africa. Before that Temi worked in Social Enterprise UK and Social Firms UK in membership and marketing roles.
Temi has the Investment Advice Diploma, an MA in Social Entrepreneurship and a BSc (SocSci) in Politics and International Relations.
Tom leads on strategy and policy for Fair4All Finance. He formerly worked in the Government Inclusive Economy Unit in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, where he led the policy development work to establish Fair4All Finance. Previously, he worked at tech start-up GoCardless, founded a social enterprise, and spent four years at Accenture in their digital and international development practices. He holds a BSc from the University of Bath.
Jonathan is an ex PwC Financial Services Consulting partner with a specialism in FS technology. He has a broad range of experience in delivering change at a range of FS organisations generally enabled by technology. He also led the PwC Payments and Open Banking practices in the UK. Jonathan will be leading on understanding the technology opportunities for the affordable credit market, including how affordable credit providers can best scale.
Leonie is a third-sector communications specialist and has worked with a number of charities and social enterprises in the UK and overseas. She is currently leading the development of Fair4All Finance’s brand and communications strategy. She holds a Social Policy degree from the University of Bristol.
Richard was appointed as the Founding Chair of Fair4All Finance in February 2019 after being selected by an independent panel chaired by Sir Leigh Lewis. Richard was on the second Dormant Asset Commission in 2017 which looked at the expansion of the dormant assets scheme and was previously Global Vice-Chairman at PwC.
He has been working in an advisory capacity with DCMS on the subject of financial inclusion since 2018 and is currently Chair of a number of companies, charities and social enterprises, including the School for Social Entrepreneurs.
Fozia is Chief Executive at the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation, a grantmaking organisation which provides over £5m funding to local communities. She is a trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations and the Funders Alliance for Race Equality, advocating for a deeper understanding of inequality and how to effectively address it through funding. Fozia was also part of the National Steering Group of the Local Trust in its research on Empowered Communities in the 2020’s and was Commissioner for the Inclusive Growth Commission in Luton. Fozia completed a MSc in Grantmaking, Philanthropy and Social Investment from Cass Business School in 2018 and her dissertation was completed with US Foundations. Fozia is currently leading the Diversity Equity and inclusion Coalition of 17 major foundations, implementing DEI frameworks in their work. She was awarded the Charity Times ‘Rising CEO Star’ in 2018 and named as one of the ’25 Most Influential Charity Leaders’ as well as being a Churchill Fellow and a Leadership Fellow at St Georges, Windsor.
Joanna is Chief Executive of the Money Advice Trust, whose vision is to help people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence. Last year the Trust helped over 220,000 people to manage their debts via National Debtline and Business Debtline, supported 4,400 money advisers through its Wiseradviser service and delivered vulnerability training to 44 organisations.
Previously, Joanna was Executive Director at the British Bankers’ Association running their policy department for personal and small business customers. Before that she was a House of Commons researcher and prior to that a primary school teacher.
In 2010, Joanna was awarded an OBE for services to people in debt.
Joanna is a director of the financial services trade association UK Finance, representing vulnerable consumers, Chair of the Advisory Panel at Birmingham University’s Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, a selection panel member for the Open Banking for Good challenge (part of the Cabinet Office’s Inclusive Economy Partnership), a Commissioner for Energy UK’s Vulnerability Commission, and a member of the ABCUL/Lloyds Banking Group Grants Committee, the government’s Financial Inclusion Policy Forum and HM Treasury’s Home Finance Forum.
She is also Vice Chair of the Friends Provident Foundation and a Chartered Director.
James Invine is a sell-side equity analyst at Societe Generale. His focus is the banking sector and its various commercial, regulatory and macroeconomic drivers. He brings knowledge of investor appetite for and concerns with the financial sector. James is a trustee at The Limehouse Project, a charity based in Tower Hamlets that helps marginalised individuals to overcome barriers to stable, fulfilled lives by providing advice, training and community development.
Sir Leigh Lewis spent 37 years as a civil servant, latterly as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions from 2005-2010. Amongst his other current appointments, Sir Leigh is Chair of the alcohol education charity, Drinkaware, Vice Chair of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and a visiting fellow at Greenwich University Business School.
Mike is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Mike is now retired after spending over 34 years in the financial services sector, 26 years of which were with the HSBC Group working in their Luxembourg, Amsterdam, New York and London offices. He held various senior Finance, Risk and Treasury leadership positions with HSBC, including Global Head of Asset & Liability Management, Group CFO roles for the Global Banking division and for Global Private Banking, and Secretary to the HSBC Group Risk Committee. Mike is currently a Trustee and Treasurer of The Papworth Trust, a leading disability charity, and also Trustee and Treasurer of Outward Housing, a charity supporting vulnerable people particularly those with learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer is the head of Global Customer Delivery at Mastercard, where she is responsible for the technical implementation of Mastercard’s products and services with clients worldwide. She brings over 30 years of financial services experience, including leading financial inclusion initiatives at scale in developed and developing markets. Jennifer is also committed to an inclusive workforce and has been recognized for her advocacy in advancing women, ethnic minorities and the LGBT community.
Ria has worked in and around social housing for 14 years. She has led numerous organisational-wide change and growth programmes and has experience in public and private sectors, including construction, healthcare and at the English social housing regulator. She is co-chair of the National Housing Federation’s diversity, equality and inclusion group. She oversaw the introduction of the Women in Leadership programme aimed at supporting women working in housing to develop top class management skills.
Ria has a breadth of experience leading human resources, corporate communications, training, community engagement and social mobility teams.
Linda worked with PwC for 27 years and has extensive experience of leading and working with dynamic, complex and diverse leadership teams and developing business strategies for successful business performance. Linda qualified as a chartered accountant and chartered tax professional and also has an MBA.
Faith is a consumer finance expert. She acts as the Independent Consumer Representative on the Open Banking Implementation Entity Steering Group and authored the widely-read report: Open Banking: A Consumer Perspective and Consumer Priorities for Open Banking. Faith is a non-executive director for the Current Account Switch Service. This year she was named as one of the Standout 35 on Innovate Finance’s Women In Fintech Powerlist.
Until recently, Faith was a member of the Financial Services Consumer Panel at the FCA where she was the lead for technology and innovation. Previously, she was on HMT’s Financial Inclusion Taskforce and established Toynbee Hall’s financial inclusion work in the heart of London’s East End. She was awarded the Clore Social Leadership Fellowship in 2010.