Adele Blakebrough

I came to Impact for 6 months and stayed for 25 years

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Adele Blakebrough


Adele Blakebrough


Adele Blakebrough is the CEO of Social Business Trust. Prior to joining Social Business Trust, Adele was the co-founder and Chief Executive of CAN, one of the UK's leading organisations for the development and promotion of social entrepreneurs.

Adele was also the CEO of the nationally renowned Kaleidoscope project in Kingston-Upon-Thames, a voluntary organisation working with 350 heroin users daily. She holds a masters degree in Theology and is a trained Baptist minister.

In 2005, Adele was awarded the prestigious BITC Sieff Award for engaging business for social benefit and in 2006 she was awarded an MBE for services to social enterprises.

She is a member of Big Society Capital Advisory Board and a non-executive Board Member of Impact International.

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