James Perry

James  Perry is currently Chief Executive of Panahpur, where he has led the transition of a traditional grant making charitable trust into a sustainable social impact investor. He has been in this role since 2009, having first been Managing Director of Cook, a fast growing premium prepared food manufacturer. He was then Executive Chairman and now remains non-executive Chairman.  Since 2012, Deputy Chairman of the Social Stock Exchange; James chaired the UK Mission Alignment Working Group for the UK Advisory Board of the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce .  He is currently managing the programme to launch B Corporations in the UK.   James brings a wealth of experience to Access, not least on how a foundation can use all its resources to maximise positive impact.