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Patrick Shine

Partner

Patrick Shine

Patrick Shine has 15 years’ experience in advising charities, social enterprises and entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on scaling strategies, leadership development and social investment. He also mentors individuals with business experience who wish to transition into the social impact sector. 

He has been a partner at The Shaftesbury Partnership since 2008 and has led the organisation since 2011. Patrick manages the overall business strategy, and as such he has established social ventures in a range of sectors including employability, ageing, youth and education.  

Patrick has active links with policymakers, think tanks and academics, focussing on how policy ideas can be made to work in practice. He was the Founding Chair of The Challenge Network, the leading provider of the government's National Citizen Service programme, and the Founding Governor of the Southwark Free School.

Before joining the voluntary sector, Patrick worked for over 20 years’ experience in financial markets, specialising in global fixed income and derivatives, and was a director of Lazard Brothers Asset Management. Patrick read Mathematics at Queens’ College, Cambridge and has an MA in Middle East Studies from SOAS.

Chris Mould

Partner

Chris Mould

Chris directs a number of The Shaftesbury Partnership’s ventures, including Social Business Partnership, as well as leading our engagement with local government. Independently, Chris leads the Trussell Trust, a growing charity that develops community based projects tackling poverty and social exclusion. These include the rapidly expanding foodbank network, a social franchise which has set up over 400 foodbanks across the UK in the last eight years.

Before focussing on the voluntary and social sectors, Chris spent over twenty years in senior public sector management where he held both Chief Executive and Chairman roles at local and national level. He was Chief Executive of Salisbury Healthcare NHS Trust for ten years and the founding Chairman of Healthwork UK (now Skills for Health). He then became Chief Executive of a new non-departmental public body responsible for police training across England and Wales. Chris has led over fifteen start-ups and mergers and has substantial experience in professional development, skills and employment.
 
Chris read Modern History at Magdalen College, Oxford, and has an MSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics.

Anoop Maini

Non-Executive Director

Anoop is a social reformer with a long-standing interest in social impact. He wrote the first plan for the Precision Medicine Catapult, a government initiative to transform medicine, and its economics using BigData, diagnostics and the latest science to more accurately diagnose and treat patients. He also worked with cities to design a ‘learning city’ blueprint to catalyse bottom-up change in local health & care systems. 

Prior to this Anoop was Senior Policy Advisor to Monitor, the sector regulator for the NHS in England, where he led the system-wide innovation programme, which paved the way to the NHS Five-Year Forward View.  He was founding Director of Indigo Health, a health solutions consultancy where he worked with more than 100 companies, international and NHS organisations, government bodies and clinical innovators in implementing novel models of health delivery and commissioning. He is currently Chair of Health 2.0 London, the largest health-tech network in Europe and Visionary Healthcare, a start-up innovation driven provider of health services.  

Previously Anoop was Commercial Director of an innovative international media company, and in financial services he worked at Goldman Sachs and has been Strategy Advisor to the FairBanking Foundation. He won a scholarship to read Engineering at the University of Cambridge, then read Management at Warwick Business School. During this time he served on the National Council of the Chartered Management Institute and worked with the Home Office on pioneering social innovation programmes to create more active communities. 

 

Craig Lucas

Non-Executive Director

Craig Lucas has over 20 years’ experience in infrastructure industries, mostly in the energy sector. He has wide ranging experience in both the public and private sectors in engineering management, innovation and research and development management, including being a business unit Director for a major international utility company.

He has been a Director of various startup businesses in the UK, South America and Africa, and he has also been involved in the management of a large educational charity in Brazil. For 6 years he was a Director of a strategic consulting business in the energy sector, with projects and operations around the world and a strong focus on developing and emerging markets.

Craig is currently Head of Engineering for the UK government’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). As part of this role he manages DECC’s innovation programme which currently funds around 160 projects in the sustainability/cleantech area. His team is also responsible for the coordination of energy industry innovation across government.

Craig read Electrical Engineering at Sheffield University, has an MSc in Electricity Industry Management and Technology from University of Strathclyde, and a postgraduate diploma in Telecommunication Systems from INATEL, Brazil.

Belinda Bell

Non-Executive Director

Belinda Bell

Belinda is Program Director of Social Incubator East, an incubator that provides specialist support for social ventures in Cambridge.

Her background is as a social entrepreneur herself having established a range of social ventures over the last decade including those focusing on finance, ageing and young people. She has acted as a mentor, advisor and supporter to many more social entrepreneurs and as such has developed a broad knowledge of business models for social innovation.

Belinda has a specific interest in the social finance market and leveraging capital for social impact. She was Founder and first Chief Executive of Foundation East, a groundbreaking community finance organisation where she remains a Director. She has also undertaken research at the University of Cambridge focusing on the social finance sector and continues to write on this topic.

Belinda is a Fellow in Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, holds a Masters Degree in Community Enterprise from the University of Cambridge, a Bachelors degree in Social Anthropology from Goldsmiths College, University of London and is a Fellow of the RSA.