James, with his brother, has spent the last 11 years building their social-hearted business, COOK (www.cookfood.net). It now employs around 400 people and is rolling out nationally. Since 2004 he has been working with Panahpur, a pioneering foundation exploring the potential of a capital revolution where money can be invested for positive social outcomes.
Paul is National Specialist, Charity and Social Enterprise Sector Group at Mazars LLP and works nationally with social enterprise and charity clients specializing in governance, effectiveness, business strategy and planning, risk management, accounting, and financial reporting. He is a trustee on a number of Quaker and social enterprise boards, including the Quakers & Business Group. He has a particular interest in understanding impact.
Gunner has spent the past 31 years in financial services based in New York and London. He is currently a Senior Advisor to the Financial Conduct Authority following a career as Managing Director and co-Head of the European Equities business at Goldman Sachs, Managing Director and Global Head of Trading at Deutsche Asset Management, Managing Director and European Head of Capital Markets Prime Services at Lehman Brothers and Managing Director and Global Head of Senior Relationship Management at Nomura Intl. He also currently serves as a Board member of Tower Hamlets College, Lehman Brothers Foundation Europe , Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership , an Advisor to the Greenhouse Charity and a Business Mentor for the Prince’s Trust.