Henry Pescod

About Henry

Henry joined the team in September 2021 as an On Purpose Associate where he works across various teams and topics including impact venture, catalytic capital and Good Finance.

Prior to joining Big Society Capital / On Purpose, Henry was a commercial property professional and entrepreneur in the hospitality sector. In the last 10 years he has focussed on socially led property work including the redevelopment of Camden Lock Market and two regeneration schemes in Elephant & Castle and Deptford providing affordable workspaces for local businesses.

In 2018 he set up 3 businesses - an eco hotel built out of 26 repurposed shipping containers in Waterloo called Stow-Away, a craft beer and street food venue in Deptford called Little Faith, and an online vintage furniture retailer called AVID. He holds a degree in Economics with Environmental Studies from the University of Edinburgh.