Olivia Beecham

About Olivia

Olivia joined the team in March 2022 as an On Purpose Associate, while here she will be working on impact support: system change and business models, social outcomes partnership: ten year report launch and engagement campaign and Investment Committees of the Future.

Before joining Big Society Capital, Olivia worked in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in multiple policy and programme management roles such as social protection, improving data in developing countries and most recently, global health. She has worked within the international development sector for over seven years and in 2020 she spent nine months as a diplomat based in Madrid working on preventing a no-deal Brexit.

Outside of work she has been a Trustee of the INGO, Plan International UK, since 2015. Plan International is operational in over 70 countries and strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. She also volunteers as a befriender via the charity Family Friends.