We are delighted to announce and introduce Spring Impact’s new UK Director, Emma Colenbrander.
A social entrepreneur and intrapreneur, Emma founded and led the Global Distributors Collective, a platform to drive distribution of beneficial products to hard-to-reach communities around the world. She is a co-founder and former Executive Director of Pollinate Group, a multi-award winning social enterprise in India and Nepal; and has worked with the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) focusing on development finance and innovation. You can read more about Emma’s experience here.
Commenting on her appointment, Emma said:
“Scaling is the holy grail in the for-purpose world, so I can’t quite believe an organisation exists that has such deep expertise in how to achieve impact at scale. I’m excited to work with the Spring Impact team as we figure out how to capitalise on that expertise and build bold new partnerships to drive impact – and to do so with curiosity, rigour and humility.”
Mohamed Osman, Spring Impact’s CEO said:
“As Spring Impact’s work is expanding to help more mission-driven organisations and individuals scale up in ever more ambitious ways, there couldn’t have been a better time to welcome someone with such a strong and in-depth expertise in partnership building, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. I am delighted to have Emma join the team to help us achieve our mission and support us to amplify our own impact.”
We look forward to sharing news and developments in the coming months. In the meantime, please join us in welcoming Emma in the role.