Associate at Centre for Social Impact (New Zealand)
Shona provides specialist advice on the design and delivery of programmes to support innovation through venture philanthropy. Shona also supports the Centre’s leadership on strategy and development.
She has experience of leading the design and execution of support for social entrepreneurs in the UK and NZ. This includes creation of the first employment-focused social enterprise startup accelerator in New Zealand. Her passion is supporting people to realise their potential to lead positive social and environmental change. Shona has provided lean startup coaching & business support for social entrepreneurs working across industries and in areas of impact such as education, health, community empowerment and environmental protection. She has capabilities in startup, social enterprise, business model design, social innovation, marketing and communications