Senior consultant on Global Social Enterprise programme. Promoting the development of social enterprise and social investment to help foster a more sustainable, inclusive and prosperous future for us all. Leading on education from schools to Higher Education and passionate about creating a new generation of social change makers. Currently operating in 30 countries and working with a host of international and local partners.
Juliet has been working within the Social Enterprise sector for over 20 years and is the former CEO and a founding member of Social Enterprise NI, the representative body for social enterprises in Northern Ireland. She led on the establishment of the first All Party working group for social enterprise within the Northern Ireland Assembly. Juliet has been active in lobbying for legislation around Social Value, social impact, social investment, procurement, co-design and collaborative supply chains.
Her career began in the Social Firm movement developing early public sector spins outs in England. Juliet is an experienced business adviser and is a strong technical expert on business planning, legal structures for SE and access to finance.
She holds a Masters in Business Administration and entrepreneurship with Distinction.
Her portfolio of support includes the development of Community arts spaces, Health and Social care businesses, female led catering and hospitality enterprises, community owned shares companies, alternative education enterprises for young people and youth justice enterprises to list a few.
Juliet now works internationally supporting the development of strong Eco systems for social enterprise with the British Council on their global social enterprise programme. She is sits on the boards of the Oxford Social Enterprise Partnership and Social Enterprise Northern Ireland.