I've worked with some of the leading social enterprises in the UK and South Africa. focusing on building partnerships and collaborations between social enterprises, corporates and civil society organisations.
I joined Matter&Co in 2010 to create partnerships between Matter&Co and other organisations all in the business of having a positive impact on the wider world.
I spend much of my time working on Pioneers Post and the Good Deals social investment conference.
Wading through the jargon and ever lengthening acronyms of the social investment world can be an unpleasant experience to say the least. Matt Black assures that social investors are indeed human and offers valuable advice on dealing with them.
Outsourcing giants G4S and Serco were noticeable by their absence in the Ministry of Justice's bidder list for a wave of major new contracts. So who is muscling in – and could it be poetic justice for social enterprise? Matt Black investigates
Social enterprises face brutal government cuts, broke consumers and an anti-competitive public service market. To make it to the next generation utilising programmes like Deloitte Pioneers could be vital.