Jessica is the Grants Director for the Trusthouse Charitable Foundation, based at the Centre for Social Justice. She has over 17 years’ experience working with charitable trusts and foundations in the UK. Her recent experience is in leadership positions across the charity, social enterprise and grant-making sectors. In her prior role as Connect Fund Manager at the Barrow Cadbury Trust she managed a £6 million fund to make social investment work better for charities in England. Previous roles include Founding Director of the Tellus Mater Foundation, Head of Grants at River Los Angeles, and Head of Access to Finance at the New Economics Foundation. She was recognised at the 2019 WISE100 Awards as a top 100 UK woman in social enterprise. Jessica is the Chair of Hatch Enterprise and a Trustee of the Association for Charitable Foundations.