Mwansa Phiri

About Mwansa

Mwansa's role at Big Society Capital focuses on impact management and measurement.

Prior to joining Big Society Capital, Mwansa was as Researcher at Word Benchmarking Alliance with a focus on measuring and incentivising business impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Alongside, she also led on the development of WBA’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy with a focus on increasing youth engagement and representation of marginalised groups.

Previously, Mwansa completed Teach First Leadership Development Programme and worked in education as a teacher of mathematics and lead practitioner. Experience leading on school improvement, student voice and youth advocacy.

Mwansa is a Churchill Fellow 2018 (CF) where she was awarded a travel fellowship to explore how community-oriented initiatives can address racial disparities within the criminal justice system and empower people to advocate for fairer outcomes. She is also a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and a Teach First Ambassador.