Magdalena Smolanko

About Magdalena

Magdalena joins Big Society Capital as part of the On-Purpose programme, a year-long leadership scheme that combines on-the-ground experience in two purpose-driven organisations with a learning and development programme. This is her second placement, the first was six-months with Impact Investing Institute.

Her role is to support the scale up of Everyone In, the development and embedding of Big Society Capital’s impact and risk management frameworks. She is also helping to coordinate Place leads and investment process for Local Access.

Previously, Magdalena spent 12 years working as a financial crime compliance professional in the financial industry (HSBC and Deutsche Bank). She has a master’s degree in International Relations from a University of Economics in Krakow, Poland.