21 for '21: Our Associate Network

Associates Network

Our Associate network is a pool of vetted, trusted, talented, skilled creative collaborators and suppliers selected to help us deliver projects, in collaboration with our local national and international partners.

Selected through an open-call in February 2021, we call our current group of twenty-one associates our 21 for ’21. You can learn more about each of them below.

We’ll be periodically refreshing and renewing our Associate network with new talents, so do keep an eye on our Careers page for opportunities

Adrian Ashton
Management roles within a wide variety of social enterprises, community organisations and enterprise support bodies.

Amrit Choda
Business Support Specialist passionate about innovative support.

Ben Farooqi

Benyamin Farooqi
Experienced digital marketing expert and accredited journalist.

Beth Goddard
Developing the Leaders of the Future. Clore Social Fellow 2018. Lumina Spark Practitioner & Personal Effectiveness Coach.

Carolyn Mendelsohn
Artist photographer, speaker and facilitator. Using photography, film and sound to realise ideas rooted within the lives of individuals & their story

Fiona Ras-Jones

Fiona Ras-Jones
Social innovation and business for good expert with over 18 years’ experience of delivering social impact.

Israel Hobson
Marketing, copywriting, podcasting and presenting.

Irna Qureshi
Consultant, facilitator and mentor with a background in anthropology, working in the fields of the arts, heritage, media and social policy.

Kaneez Khan
A confident facilitator, facilitating for over 18 years on a multitude of topics ranging from mental health to interfaith.

Kashif Ahmed
A hybrid technical-creative multi-potentialite with a passion for IT/Computing/Tech and enthusiasm for creativity.

Mohsin Ali
A multi-skilled journalist, innovating with social media, interactive storytelling, broadcast technologies and studio operations.

Monica Nagore
 Boosting ideas and actions for positive social change through collaborative approaches and co-creation

Nasim Qureshi
Strategic level experience in economic, community and housing regeneration and programme management, as well as supporting organisations with governance, service planning, financial management and impact accountability.

Pakeezah Zahoor
With a history of working in arts and an MA in Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures, her perspective and priorities are often formed around questions of race, culture and identity.

Peter Ptashko
Social entrepreneur, former funder and capacity builder of social entrepreneurs.

Phillip Jackson
Stills photographer experienced in press, PR, events, documentary, portrait and landscape/architecture photography.

Pishdaad Modaressi
A filmmaker and producer who is bringing a brand new approach to the video industry

Ruby Sohal
Project Management & Service Improvement in health and education

Servane Mouazan
Brings people together at the intersection of social finance, enterprise, and futures-thinking, to create social impact.

Umayr Khan
An ambitious multipotentialite and UX enthusiast who believes in investing in experiences