Danyal is the CEO of Big Issue Invest. Formerly the Head of Social Investment at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, he joined Big Issue Invest in December of 2018. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the social and ethical investment, charitable and impact investment sectors and sits on a range of expert and advisory panels. He has previously worked for Big Society Capital and the Access Foundation for Social Investment.
Social sector organisations – and those they exist to help – have been deeply shaken by Covid-19. As they tread slowly towards a longed-for recovery phase, Big Issue Invest CEO Danyal Sattar shares what social investors can do now to support them.
It sometimes seemed like a sector put together with cardboard and pieces of string – and being a social investor can still feel lonely... Big Issue Invest boss Danyal Sattar reflects on 20 years of community investment in the UK.