Annika Small

Annika Small is Co-Founder of CAST, a non-profit that supports charities to embed digital in their service delivery. Prior to CAST, Annika was founding CEO of Nominet Trust which, under her leadership, invested more than £25m in early-stage ventures that deploy technology for social innovation. Before this, Annika founded Generation Global which is now operational in more than 25 countries, using technology to bring together young people from different cultures to learn directly with, from and about each other. Previously Annika was CEO of Futurelab, which develops radically new approaches to teaching and learning using technology. Annika is Chair of the University of Chichester and a Trustee of the John Ellerman Foundation. Annika brings to Access her first-hand experience of supporting early-stage social ventures to develop and grow as well as a strong track record in social innovation. 

Annika is a Senior Independent Director of Access and is Chair of Access’s Audit and Risk Committee.