• Register
Return to: Home > News > Mid Tier > Grant Thornton CEO co-chairs the UK government’s Inclusive Economy Partnership

Grant Thornton CEO co-chairs the UK government’s Inclusive Economy Partnership

Grant Thornton UK CEO Sacha Romanovitch has been selected to co-chair the Inclusive Economy Partnership, a UK government initiative which aims to build a more inclusive economy.

Romanovitch will be working alongside Esmée Fairbairn Foundation chief executive Caroline Mason, who will chair the partnership’s Advisory Group in order to identify and catalyse solutions across government, business and civil society.

The Working Groups will address the major societal challenges facing low and middle income households such as; financial inclusion and capability, mental health, and the transition to work.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport secretary of state Karen Bradley convened the first meeting of the Partnership on 11 September 2017 bringing together influential voices from business, government and civil society, of which 80 have signed up to working groups.

The Advisory Group members are:

  • Accenture UK & Ireland managing director Olly Benzecry
  • National Grid chief executive John Pettigrew
  • Nationwide chief executive Joe Garner
  • O2 chief executive Mark Evans
  • Landsec chief executive Robert Noel
  • techUK president Jacqueline de Rojas
  • UN Ltd chief executive Mark Norbury
  • Social Enterprise UK chief executive Peter Holbrook
  • NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington
  • Big Lottery Fund chief executive Dawn Austwick
  • Big Society Capital chief executive Cliff Prior

Top Content

    Time pressure: Facing up to mental health

    In an ‘always on’ culture, it is becoming increasingly difficult to manage a healthy work-life balance. While companies are beginning to address this problem by introducing different support systems, Joe Pickard finds more could be done to ensure the wellbeing of the professions workforce.

    read more

    Venezuela: the race for the dollar

    With a new currency following hyperinflation, large sections of the population emigrating to neighbouring countries, an economy on the brink of collapse and no apparent solution coming from the government, Jonathan Minter finds a profession struggling to stay afloat in Venezuela.

    read more

    Brazil: transparency and control

    Brazilian accountants have an optimistic view of the impact of more-regular reporting and the implications of audit controversies for the profession. Paul Golden reports.

    read more

    Argentina: looking for a clearer view

    The Argentine accounting profession continues to grapple with the impacts of a weak economy and a culture of financial corruption. Paul Golden takes a closer look.

    read more

    Blockchain: adapting to disruptive tech

    In the relatively few years since digital currencies first began using blockchain technology, the array of potential applications has grown significantly – and continues to expand. Dan Balla, Matthew Schell and Dave Uhryniak from Crowe look at how it impacts accountancy.

    read more
Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.