Baroness Glenys Thornton has long been a champion of social enterprise in the UK. The Labour peer and current CEO of The Young Foundation takes us to some of the places in East London that have shaped her career.
It was the first time we'd got out of London (to Glasgow) and the first time a CEO had sung to us about jam sandwiches. We also got an insight into deprivation and regeneration from the boss of Social Enterprise Scotland.
What is Pioneers Post doing putting a restaurateur in this slot, you may well ask? Well, there's the little matter of a book he wrote called Charity Sucks for one thing. And then there are his 'social meddling tendencies'...
In the fourth instalment of our Black Cab Interview series, we took Sir Ronald Cohen out for a spin. Peace in the Middle East, the easy availability of money and, of course, impact investment were all up for discussion.
In the second Black Cab interview, former minister for equalities in the House of Lords Baroness Glenys Thornton reflects on her career and considers the challenges facing social enterprises in the UK.