Leaders Now - Event Series for Social Sector: Maeve Sherlock OBE

Leaders Now is a series of breakfast meetings aimed at the social sector and is run in partnership with The House of St Barnabas; the Soho based charity, whose not-for-profit members’ club is run as a social enterprise to help London’s homelessness back into lasting work. These influential figures share insights into their leadership journeys, and guests have the opportunity to engage in discussion and question and answer sessions in an intimate setting.

The free breakfast meetings are a networking space for those interested in, or working for the social sector. Through the partnership with The House of St Barnabas the events bring together current and aspiring leaders to encourage new thinking and collaboration about social and ethical leadership.

Maeve Sherlcok OBE is a Labour Party life peer, previously Chief Executive of the Refugee Council between 2003 and 2006. Prior to that, she worked as a special advisor to Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Maeve was Chief Executive of the National Council for One Parent Families, Director of UKCOSA and is a former president of the National Union of Students. She was a trustee of the think tank Demos and is an Honorary Fellow and Tutor at St Chad's College, Durham University.

From 2007-2010 she was a commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and was a Non-Executive Director of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission from 2008-2010. She has been on the board of the Financial Ombudsman Service since 2007.

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