Geetha Rabindrakumar joined Big Society Capital in the new role of social sector leader in 2013 from the disability charity Scope, where she was Finance Director for 4 years, leading the establishment of Scope’s listed social investment bond programme. She has worked in a range of finance roles in the not for profit sector, including at Cancer Research UK, the global children’s charity Plan and the social enterprise Ealing Community Transport. Her broader involvement in the charity sector has included a number of volunteering and trustee roles at smaller charities.
Big Society Capital (BSC) recently held an event where anyone could ask a question about its operations. Geetha Rabindrakumar, head of social sector engagement at BSC, offers a case study that gives some answers.