Chloe’s background is in communications and influencing roles in the voluntary and community sector. Following roles in Parliament and political consultancy, Chloe set up the public affairs team at St Mungo’s – a London-based homelessness organisation. From there she moved to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) where she played a key role in […]

Chandani is the Finance, Operations and Communications Officer at Access, providing staff and governance support for the Access team. Chandani also manages the organisation’s online and social media presence including managing Access’s website and newsletters, and assists on a range of financial duties. Prior to joining Access, Chandani worked in the hospitality industry specialising in […]

Ana is a Programme Manager at Access, managing relationships with various social investment funds within the Emergency Lending Programme and Growth Fund Programme Portfolio. Ana also works alongside Access’s partners on initiatives including the Enterprise Development Programme as part of our enterprise development work. Prior to joining Access, Ana was an Investment Officer at CAF […]

Chris Welch is the Interim Director of Finance & Operations at Access. He will be in post until Chris Coghlan returns from his career break in May 2021 Chris W is a New Zealander who has been living in the UK for over 20 years, for most of that period working as a Finance Director […]

Sarah joined Access in 2019 as the new Director of Learning – tasked with supporting Access to learn from its Programmes; listen to the needs of the sector and embed learning with and through its partners. Sarah joins us from Mencap, the national learning disability charity, where she headed up the Research & Impact team. […]

Chris Coghlan is Director of Finance & Operations at Access, but is on a career break until May 2021. Chris has almost a decades experience in the charity sector as founder of Grow Movement, a UK charity which has improved the lives of 50,000 people in sub-Saharan Africa by training micro-entrepreneurs over mobile phone. Chris […]

Julia manages the Local Access programme, a place-based blended finance initiative in collaboration with Big Society Capital that aims to support places across the UK to build stronger, more resilient and sustainable social economies. Julia has a background in community development, social enterprise support, facilitation and systemic programme design. She is passionate about understanding how […]