Danyal Sattar is Chief Executive Officer of The Big Issue Invest. He brings with him a wealth of experience in providing finance and support to social enterprises and charities seeking to eradicate poverty while creating opportunities for people across the UK.
Prior to his role at The Big Issue Invest, Danyal served as Head of Social Investment with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, where he was responsible for managing the foundation’s social investment fund with a focus on achieving solutions to poverty and inequality in the UK and developed new strategic programmes such as the Poverty Premium Fund “Fair by Design.” Previous roles were at Big Society Capital and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. This followed earlier work with Brussels based network INIASE, and work at UKSIF, Aston Reinvestment Trust, and New Economics Foundation.
He holds a BA, MSc, MA and IMC. He is a non-executive director at Finance Earth and a trustee of the London School of Tai Chi Chuan.