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Jenni runs VIE for Life Ltd, offering co-creation, facilitation and evaluation services to public and third sectors across the UK; focused on enabling decision-making that addresses power imbalances in services and systems. She has delivered dozens of social impact/ value analyses, several of which are assured SROI studies, and has supported public bodies, grant-makers, and charities to develop strategy involving stakeholders. She is also founder of an award-winning social enterprise working creatively with people in retirement. Previously she bid for and managed European Social Funded programmes-  one on the subject of social enterprise and public sector commissioning- and programme managed capital spend in a FTSE100 food manufacturing business.

She is trained in participatory approaches including Positive Deviance, Participatory Action Research, the Art of Hosting, and Co-design; holding a Masters in Design for Services, an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice and an MEng.

Jenni co-chairs Social Value International’s methodology sub-committee and acts as an assessor for SROI reports.

Blog

The foundations of employee engagement: how purpose and culture are…
This blog post was originally written by Hannah Marsh for Talent Gateway. Employee engagement might be one of those great business buzz words but if you…
Changing the debate on impact measurement and management
This is a guest blog post from Dr Jess Daggers, academic and practitioner specialising in impact measurement and the growth of the impact investing industry.…
Why is the UK facing a homeless crisis and what can be done?
This blog is a part of our larger inequality series, focusing on the dramatic disparity in wealth and wellbeing in our country. Despite being one…