The Impetus-PEF executive team comprises individuals drawn from financial, consulting and professional services as well as the the not-for-profit sector. We believe that this makes for a team that combines experience, discipline and insight.
Julia Grant, Chief Executive Officer
Julia joined Impetus in 2011 as Portfolio Director in charge of investment strategy. She has over ten years’ experience as a CEO in the social sector, preceded by 15 years’ experience in a global management consultancy and blue chip senior executive roles. Most recently she was Chief Executive of the National Gardens Scheme, a charitable trust raising funds to support nursing, caring and gardening charities.
As a consultant she specialised in strategy, organisational development and change management for global clients in the financial services industry and was seconded to government to advise on public sector reform and commercialisation.
Julia has an MA (Oxon) in PPE and an MBA from London Business School. She is currently a trustee of the Community Foundation for Surrey and a member of the Arts and Humanities Funding Council (a ministerial appointment). She also sits on the Advisory Boards of Big Society Capital and Ashoka UK.