Co-founder and CIO
A social investment expert, working with charities and social enterprises since 2009. 15 years City experience with specific expertise in designing and implementing innovative financial transactions. Loves windsurfing, sailing and outdoors in his spare time.
Head of Community
Oversees our communications strategy and manages key stakeholder, partner and client relationships. Previously worked with some of the leading social enterprises in the UK and South Africa and has extensive experience developing partnerships and collaborations between social enterprises, multinationals, civil society organisations and government.
Passionate about helping sustainable business models with inherent social or environmental benefits to scale. Steve joins Numbers for Good having worked in the private sector and being on the senior management team of a national social enterprise and a national charity. Experience spans business development, operational management and evaluation. Loves traveling and cooking – the later normally inspired by the former! Now based in Newcastle.
Finance professional with five years’ experience in markets, strategy and corporate development at a leading UK bank. Editor of the Finance Matters Weekly, a social investment newsletter, and also pursuing a M.Sc in Development Studies. Sarah is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys everything from ballet to boxing.
Tim is the lead director in our Newcastle office. Prior to joining, Tim was Acting Director England for the Big Lottery Fund where he was responsible for operational grant delivery and strategic programmes creating systemic change including building the social investment marketplace. He holds a number of trustee positions and acts as a senior level mentor for social enterprises on behalf of the School for Social Entrepreneurs. He enjoys walking and cycling, when not baking bread and lives in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Finance professional with 20 years’ experience in development banking, investment banking and social finance. Five years in delivery and operations roles in youth and education charities. Passionate about social mobility, theatre and family.
Co-founder and CEO
Social entrepreneur with a background in politics and setting up charities and social enterprises. Passionate about transforming society and ensuring that finance serves all people and does good. World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Enjoys spending time with family, drinking coffee and watching sport.
On Purpose Associate
Sunil joins Numbers for Good via the On Purpose leadership program, spending his first placement in Big Society Capital's Investment and Strategy teams. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG working in private equity fund structuring before holding finance roles in HSBC and Nomura. In 2015 Sunil left banking and worked in Sri Lanka, developing business strategies and growth plans for a wide range of social enterprises. Sunil loves snowboarding, yoga and Middlesbrough FC.
Business strategy and social investment specialist. Expert in helping organisations grow and scale their impact. Extensive advisory experience in finance and management consultant roles with Deloitte and Accenture - including Accenture Development Partnerships. Addicted to all things running (he’s pretty good!), and in between runs, loves tennis, rugby, travel and the outdoors.
Head of Operations and Finance
Operational and strategic management specialist in professional services firms. Prior to joining the team Sophie worked for a leading law firm with a client base in the charitable and not for profit sector. In her spare time she is a live music enthusiast, keen hiker and aspiring tennis player.
Responsible for investment structuring and deal execution. Prior to joining the team James worked as a corporate financier for 12 years where he advised corporate boards and shareholders in the UK and abroad on equity and debt financing. Aspiring kite surfer, world traveller and recent convert to cycling.
Jonathan has over four years of experience advising businesses on a diverse range of transactions and strategic issues for KPMG, with a focus on technology and media companies. During his time there, he qualified as a chartered accountant and worked in both London and San Francisco / Silicon Valley. Jonathan loves travelling to new countries, attending music concerts and watching almost all sports, in particular Tottenham Hotspur.
Paola Bergamaschi Broyd
Paola has more than 25 years of professional experience in the City of London working for global banks (Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse First Boston and State Street). Until July 2014 she has been a Senior Managing Director and the sector solutions head for asset owners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at State Street Corp. Previously she covered roles as global head of sales and sales-trading for equities, and global head of client relationship management. Ms Bergamaschi is a direct investor in impact companies, a board member of the UK charity Fareshare and a Fellow of the Young Foundation with the specific focus of advising in the area of impact investing and social enterprises
Mark spent fourteen years working in the financial service industry, including the Bank of England where he was a Senior Manager in the Foreign Exchange Division, and Barclays Global Investors, where he was a Managing Director in the Global Index and Markets Group. Currently he is the Chair of Fair Finance, the London-based microfinance company. He is also the Deputy Chair of the University of East London, and the Independent Director of the Institutional Money Market Funds Association. Mark has a PhD in philosophy and is an Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of London.
Mark spent 25 years at Accenture where he was the Global Head Of Strategy and responsible for the firm's relationship with The World Economic Forum (WEF). He is an international commentator on future macro trends and is now leading The Future of the Internet initiative at WEF looking at governance, cyber security, access and digital transformation of industries. Mark is chairman of Leap a charity helping young people address conflict and is married to Caroline an MP who is 2nd Church Commissioner.
Chris is Chief Executive of Catch22. He has spent his career within the criminal justice and children’s social care world in a variety of roles. He is an advocate for the social enterprise sector playing a key role in the delivery of public services. His belief in social justice extends to his commitment to Nottingham Forest one day returning to the Clough glory years.