Shauna 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.
Shauna previously worked in the waste sector, focusing on business development within the construction industry. Her role involved creating and sustaining crucial professional relationships, whilst capitalising on opportunities for waste disposal under a strict ‘Zero-to-Landfill’ policy. Prior to this, Shauna spent 3 years working for a legal publication within their events team, leading on the production of international conferences, charity award ceremonies and networking events. Shauna holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Sussex and is currently studying to become a counsellor in her spare time. She is passionate about mental health, having recently trained with Hertfordshire Mind and previously volunteered as a blogger, creating pieces on mindfulness and emotional wellbeing.