Social Value International Board
|Co-Chair: Simon Faivel - Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA)
Simon is a Director at Social Ventures Australia (SVA) in the Consulting team. Simon’s focus is on measurement and evaluation and he leads SVA’s work on Social Return on Investment (SROI). He is an accredited SROI trainer and practitioner. Simon is also the Chair of the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA). Prior to joining SVA, Simon was a strategy consultant at Accenture and has also started, owned and operated two companies.
|Co-Chair: Richard Kennedy - Social Value UK
Richard is current Chair of Social Value UK, an affiliated National Member Network of Social Value International, and an Affiliate Partner and Business Humanizer at Innate Motion. He works with the world’s largest businesses and brands to help them humanize their consumer approach and to prototype social businesses. Previously Richard worked at a variety of charities and social enterprises in the fields of social investment, capacity building, partnership building and measuring impact. He has an MBA from the University of Cape Town and London Business School.
|Federico Mento - Social Value Italy
Federico is the CEO of Human Foundation, which promotes collaboration between different actors to generate and implement innovative solutions for social problems, as well as Secretary General of Social Value Italy.
He is Lecturer at post masters studies as EMSE - Executive Master in Social Entrepreneurship by ALTIS Cattolica University in collaboration with Human Foundation and MEMIS - Master in Economy, Management and Social Innovation by Human Foundation and Tor Vergata University of Rome.
Federico is an expert in institutional relations, having worked in the European planning sector and in the Department of Youth and National Civil Service at the Council of Ministers. He holds a PhD in ethno-anthropological sciences, and conducts urban studies.
Jeremy Nicholls founded the SROI Network in 2007 with the mission to change the way the world accounts for value. As Chief Executive he was instrumental in developing the network across the globe as well as developing numerous innovative training and assurance and accreditation services. In 2015 when the SROI Network joined with the Social Impact Analysts Association to form Social Value International and Social Value UK, Jeremy became Chief Executive of both organisations. Jeremy stepped down as Chief Executive in June 2018 but remains a committed member of the network.
Pieter is the founding Partner of Shærpa, which supports families, funds and foundations to be actively involved in Venture Philanthropy and Social Investing. Shaerpa is also the fund manager of SI2 Fund. Pieter’s professional background is in accountancy and finance, but eleven years ago he switched to the Venture Philanthropy sector. He is Chairman of the EVPA and Chairman of the Social Alpha Investment Fund.
|Dr. Andreas Rickert
Andreas is CEO of PHINEO, a not-for-profit corporation that analyses non-profit organisations and projects to encourage donors and investors to support organisations with the potential to make a lasting impact. Prior to initiating PHINEO, Andreas served as director at Bertelsmann Stiftung, and worked as consultant with McKinsey.
|Kate Ruff - Social Value Canada
Kate is a PhD Candidate in Accounting at Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada and supported the formation of SIAA Canada. Her research focuses on the implications of different approaches to measuring and reporting social results. Prior to returning to school, Kate was a lead researcher at Charity Intelligence Canada (Ci), responsible for developing methods for assessing the social impact of charities.
|John Tamihere - Social Value Aotearoa
A former New Zealand Government Minister, John Tamihere is the CEO of urban Māori organisation Te Whānau o Waipareira and CEO of Te Pou Matakana, the North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, who are intrusted to distribute $42 million of Government contracts annually. As a leading voice for Māori, Mr Tamihere, a lawyer, has been a Member of New Zealand Māori Council, Auckland Council’s Independent Māori Statutory Board and voted on by the community to the Waitakere District Licensing Council, who re-distribute $12 million to the west Auckland community. He is also an executive member of the National Urban Māori Authority (NUMA) and director of Te Putea Whakatupu Trust, who have grown a $20 million settlement to $26m. He is a recent ministerial appointment to the board of Māori TV.
|Chiayuan Wu - Social Value Taiwan|
|Dr. Terence Yuen - Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts (HKI-SIA)
Terence, a qualified accountant and a seasoned evaluation researcher, is the Founder and CEO of HKI-SIA. In recent years Terence has also worked as an independent research consultant affiliated with the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong. He has been conducting research on program evaluation, nonprofit management and social entrepreneurship for over fifteen years.
|Reinoud Willemsen - Social Value Network South Africa
Reinoud is the Managing Director of Behold South Africa. As the principal CSR consultant he has focused his interests on the field of Impact Measurement. In particular, the Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology has lead him to become a trained specialist who has conducted impact measurements on a variety of different entities.
In 2014 Reinoud went on to establish and be elected as the chairman of Social Value Network South Africa (SVNSA), previously known as SROI Network SA. SVNSA aims to expand the global use of social impact measurement methodologies in South Africa for both potential clients and practitioners.