Rich Jones | Award Winning Social Entrepreneur

Rich is a multi-award winning social entrepreneur who brings with him years of extensive experience in the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector. He has dedicated is entire career to working alongside people in challenging personal and economic situations.


Rich has experience on the frontline, in leadership and in infrastructure within the sector, but most importantly, he carries with him a real heart and deep rooted passion for making a direct difference to people’s lives.


Having cut his teeth in community youthwork alongside a national education charity, Rich founded a children and young people’s charity in West Yorkshire. After just short of a decade leading the development and growth of the organisation he moved into consultancy around organisational development, community development, and income generation, working alongside organisations ranging from start-ups to well established charities across wide ranging themes. He joins us having spent a couple of years working in infrastructure; initially in the development of more equitable and transparent commissioning practices, and most recently in the operational leadership of a VCFS infrastructure organisation, and now as the leader of a large charity.

Rich is passionate about challenging social justice issues both through his work and as a contributor to media, and via speaking engagements. Please use the links above to engage in conversation with Rich, he’d love to chat.