In its most common form, charities and social enterprises use social investment to buy assets or scale up their service delivery.

In this webinar you will learn: 

  • how does the investor and investee work together 
  • the application process and key sources around social investment
  • the personal experience from Big Society Capital and Hubbub 


Trewin Restorick, founder and CEO of Hubbub UK

Trewin Restorick is founder and CEO of the award-winning charity Hubbub UK, which transforms the way environmental messages are communicated by bringing people and organisations together as a force for good. He is also chair of Student Hubs.

Previously Trewin created Global Action Plan, the UK’s leading environmental behaviour change charity. Trewin is a frequent media commentator on environmental issues and was trained by Al Gore as one of his climate change ambassadors. 

Before starting Global Action Plan, Trewin was director of fundraising at Friends of the Earth where he created PaperRound, London’s leading community recycling business.  Prior to Friends of the Earth, Trewin worked at Plymouth City Council and produced a youth TV programme for the BBC called Something Else.  

Geetha Rabindrakumar, head of engagement at Big Society Capital

Geetha oversees Big Society Capital’s external engagement with charities, social enterprises and investors, aiming to increase understanding and use of social investment as a tool for sustainability, growth and innovation. She joined BSC following a career in voluntary sector finance roles, including the disability charity Scope, where she was finance director, leading the establishment of Scope’s listed social investment bond programme.

  • Trewin Restorick

    Founder and CEO

    Hubbub UK

  • Geetha Rabindrakumar

    Head of Engagement

    Big Society Capital