the sunny team
Boosted everyday by our friends and family, the Heliotropy team embodies work-life blend.
Charmian believes in the power of business as a force for good.
An experienced entrepreneur, intrapreneur and systempreneur, Charmian splits her time between Saïd Business School at University of Oxford, where she she teaches on the Circular Economy and is Entrepreneur in Residence, and London where she is Chair of B Lab UK and a Trustee of B Team UK. She also sits on the Investment Committee at LWARB and the Sustainability Committee at ICAEW (because she believes Accountants Can Save The World). Charmian is one of the co-founders of Volans, an adventure she began after moving from her hometown of Toronto. She holds a BAH in art history from Queen's University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Amanda believes that any investor and entrepreneur can manage their impact to do less bad and more good.
Previously at Bridges Fund Management and Volans, Heliotropy gives her the space to encourage unusual suspects to do more, better, faster.
She is Engagement Lead for the Impact Management Project, focused on making it easier to talk about, measure and manage impact. She is also an Advisor on Monitoring and Evaluation to the Board of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), mentors entrepreneurs at Bethnal Green Ventures and MAZE-X and is a member of Sandbox. She holds a B.A. in English and Spanish literature from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Administration from the London School of Economics.