Director, Social Innovation
Jess is a Director at Lankelly Chase, an independent foundation working in partnership with people across the UK to change the systems that perpetuate severe and multiple disadvantage. Jess leads Lankelly Chase’s work inquiring into power and equality of voice, exploring how collectively we can shift power so people who are marginalised in society can act more freely as changemakers. Prior to working at Lankelly Chase, Jess was part of the founding team of Future First, building communities in state schools around the UK. She has also worked at UnLtd and the Cabinet Office, focussing on social entrepreneurship and social investment.