Ugo has over a decade experience working within the social sector. Most recently he was programme director at The Fore, were he led a team of (14) overseeing the distribution of grants into small charities, research, learning and evaluation, pro bono and corporate partnerships. Helping to grow the organisation's grant giving budget and co-producing the first impact report to substantiate the org's approach to grant giving. Prior to that he worked for Social Investment Business (SIB) across the business development and investment team, where he was involved in deal origination, capital raising, investment and portfolio management of charities and social enterprises. He is an expert at designing programmes, and funds addressing a range of social needs. Ugo sits on several board and committees and is a director for YSYS and DINN (Both female-led enterprises seeking to address the under-representation of women in tech).