Dimitra Filippou FRSA DChA
Type of Fellowship: Specialist
Year of Fellowship: 2016
Older People Fellowship supported by John Ellerman and Tudor Trust
Dimitra returned to London in January 2018, after completing one year of pro bono consultancy work in Athens.
While in Greece, she built the capacity of Elkepis, a Greek start up charity, to attract funding and design innovative services for refugees and marginalised Greek people and implemented social impact measurements for Lloyds Banking Group.
During her full time Clore Social Fellowship, she completed leadership training (in the UK, US and SPAIN) and three secondments that focussed on i) sustainability (Social Business Trust, secondment on social business model development), ii) innovation (Cabinet Office, secondment on digital innovation and volunteering) and iii) impact (Lloyds Banking Group, secondment on impact measurement and volunteering).
She was the Operations Director at Age UK Islington for two years, where she worked on the integration of social care and health with community services and developed innovative approaches to well-being.
From 2010 to 2014 she worked for Victim Support across different local and national roles supporting victims and witnesses of crime. In her last role with Victim Support she acted as the Deputy London Services Manager for the London Victim Care Unit and National Support line.
Dimitra holds a Masters degree in Voluntary Sector Management from CASS Business School, a diploma in Charity Accounting from ICAEW and a Masters degree in Psychology from St Andrews University. She is an accredited CEDR Mediator and Prince2 Practitioner.
She has also been a Trustee of Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau and Committee member of the BPS Community Psychology Section.
Current principal role: Consultant
Secondment host: Cabinet Office
Secondment host 2: Lloyds Banking Group