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Social Investment Committee members
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Legal & General
Graham Precey has been Head of Corporate Responsibility for Legal & General Group Plc since 2007.
His role is to be the “conscience” of the organisation in the way that it campaigns for social, environmental and economic issues material to its businesses of Risk, Savings and Investment Management.
Legal & General is campaigning for important issues as a major player in the Financial Services Industry including: Housing for all, Good Corporate Governance, A Healthier Nation, a Stronger Savings Culture, Sustainable Commercial Property and Alleviating Pensioner Poverty. All of these have been achieved through finding Third Sector Partners who are willing to share their Intellectual Property in exchange for research and development funds. A corporate view of the world is balanced with Graham’s involvement in leading Third Sector organisations.
Corporate Responsibility Manager, Legal & General
Frances has been Corporate Responsibility Manager for the past eight years and is responsible for delivering campaigns and community programmes across over half of Legal & General’s workforce investing over half a million pounds per annum into the Third Sector.
She also led a Savings Campaign for the Group including Financial education for 4,000 young people across the UK and working with South East Credit Unions to provide access for half a million clients to much needed financial advice. Her work has been short listed for the 2011 Drum Marketing Awards and the 2012 Financial Services Forum Awards for Marketing Effectiveness and has won the coveted BITC volunteering team of the year for the South East for the past three years.
Frances also sits and advises on a number of boards and community investment programmes including the Argus Appeal, the BITC Leatherhead Hub and the Sussex CSR forum amongst others.
Frances dedication to Sussex and CSR has spanned over 20 years since she came to train as a teacher in the 1970’s. She holds a BEd from the University of Sussex.
Director of Legal & General Property (LGP)
Charlie Walker is Fund Manager of the UK Property Income Fund I & II, a closed end partnership series for international investors.
Additionally Charlie is a Director of Legal & General Property (LGP), overseeing the creation of new funds, joint ventures and client solutions. Charlie is also responsible for the client relationship and marketing teams and is a member of the LGP Investment Committee.
Charlie joined LGP in 2000 and has been Fund Manager of the Pooled Pension Fund and Fund Manager of Segregated accounts. Before joining LGP, Charlie was in private practice, specialising in fund management and investment agency.
Charlie joined the LGP Board in 2011.
CEO and Co-founder, 3Space.
Andrew is CEO and Co-founder of the charity 3Space.
3Space works with landlords to unlock the value of empty commercial properties – making them available for a limited period to other non-profits and social enterprises free of charge for start-up projects benefiting the community. It provides a scalable approach to the management of vacant commercial space, reducing waste while delivering tangible social and economic benefits and driving urban renewal.
In 2013 3Space were the European winners of the FT/Citi Urban Ingenuity Awards – a global awards programme to recognise the most innovative and ground-breaking solutions to urban challenges.
3Space has recently opened a space in Croydon, the 5th floor of Southern House is a temporary co-working and events space available for use by social enterprises, non-profits and early stage start-ups.
Andrew is a qualified urban planner and also holds an MBA. He is also a Fellow of RSA.
Keith Miller has spent his career in the banking and finance industry with the past seven years working for GLE managing the Croydon Enterprise Loan Fund on behalf of Croydon Council.
During this time they have supported some 160 businesses with near £2million of finance and helped bring economic benefit, job creation and job security to the borough.
Previously Keith worked as a corporate manager for Barclays before taking a position as head of Community Investment within Barclays Wealth where he was responsible for a global community programme.
He lives in Croydon and was heavily involved in the support offered to businesses affected by the riots in 2011.