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We are not just a digital platform: we are an experienced team, committed to being your long-term partner in delivering social value. Get to know the individuals championing social value alongside you.
Ivan invented the Social Value Engine. He runs a social business which focuses on planning things, doing things and measuring whether they have happened. He has worked in economic development for over 30 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Development and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Lincoln International Business School.
Rab is responsible for growing the use of the SVE and creating a vibrant user community that influences its future development. He is a multi-decade experienced digital professional and has served as the elected chair of the trade body in Scotland, ScotlandIS. He has worked in a variety of leadership roles in large corporations and digital start-ups. Rab is a strong supporter of "tech for good", in particular empowering disadvantage young people to use tech effectively to live fulfilling lives.
Conor works with organisations on the island of Ireland in helping them measure their Social Value, irrespective of the size or type of organisation. He has nearly 30 years of Project Management, Evaluation and Strategic Planning experience in a wide range of industries. He has also worked with a number of key funders in evaluating their programmes and groups they support. Conor is a firm advocate of the Community & Voluntary sector’s work, particularly how organisations can demonstrate their impact & effectiveness working with some of the most disadvantaged communities and client groups in today’s society.
Jane qualified as a public sector accountant and worked in various finance and business transformation roles in Local Government. She then joined an ERP practice, undertaking both pre-sales and project delivery. She helped clients develop business cases and design a framework for benefits realisation. Jane has also worked for one of the “Big Four” management consultancy practices as a Senior Manager, primarily supporting client decision making in specification, selection and implementation of finance, procurement, HR and payroll solutions. Jane recently joined the Social Value Engine team with a remit to help improve our business processes.
Hayden' s role is working with clients to promote the practical application of the Social Value Engine. He has over 16 years’ experience in applied evaluation and consultancy, with an overarching interest in community development. His earlier projects involved research within the criminal justice system, but more recent interests include regeneration in rural and coastal places, ageing, social prescribing, and mental health recovery. Hayden also volunteers with Lincolnshire Rural Support Network, a service which supports farming communities and contributes to a service user forum for Lincolnshire’s talking therapies service. In his spare time, he enjoys walking by the sea.
Sean has over 20 years software sales experience. His first exposure to social value was whilst working for The Homeless World Cup Charity, who use football as a catalyst for improving the lives of those experiencing homelessness. In this role he forged strong relationships with several 'tech for good' organisations and this cemented his belief in the potential value of technology in improving people's lives in a really meaningful way. His current role focuses on growing our user ecosystem and increasing the adoption of the Social Value Engine.
Maddie has worked with public and private sector organisations for over 15 years, and is passionate about applying technology to enable positive change in society. As the SVE's marketing advisor, Maddie supports the team in aligning with customers and their needs. In her spare time, Maddie is a volunteer with the Royal Air Force Association and runs food bank collections to redistribute surplus food from supermarkets to those who need it most. Originally from the Netherlands, Maddie moved to Scotland a decade ago, and currently resides in Fife.