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The Social Value Portal is an on-line solution that allows organisations to measure and manage the contribution that their organisation and supply chain makes to society, according to the principles laid out within the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012. Our solution allows organisations to report both non-financial AND financial data and rewards organisations for doing “more good” in the community.
We can measure environmental, social and economic activities and will help identify and measure the additional Social Value delivered through your project in terms that are meaningful to your customers.

Measurement

You will be able to measure the social value generated by your project and your supply chain to meet the requirements of the Social Value Act.

Contract Management

You can use the Portal to set targets and then manage the delivery of the social value, including quarterly reporting against targets and management of evidence.

Customer Reporting

We can set up bespoke dashboards to allow your key customers to ollow progress and create their own reports.

Procurement

Ability to manage tenders and to measure and compare the social value so lutions being offered by your suppliers assessed against key customer priorities.
Displays and Dashboards. Bespoke and easy to access management dashboards and displays including geospatial apping so that you can identify where value is being delivered within your local area.

Meet The Team

Guy Battle

CEng, Bsc(Hons), FRIBA Chief Executive guy.battle@socialvalueportal.com

Guy Battle is a Sustainability Consultant with over 25 years of experience. Guy originally trained as an engineer and much of his early career was focused within the real estate industry, during which time he worked on many award-winning projects with internationally renowned architects. More recently, Guy was the lead partner for Sustainability at Deloitte LLP, where he worked closely with many corporates helping them solve some of the key sustainability challenges facing the world of corporate business. In September 2014, Guy set up The Sustainable Business Partnership and is now focused on unlocking the inherent social, environmental and financial opportunities that businesses should do to create value. In spring 2014, Guy supported Hazel Blears MP with a review of The Public Services (Social Value) Act with a series of cross party recommendations to Cabinet Office. Guy is passionate about the contribution that Business can make to improve our society and this has been one of the driving motivations behind the creation of The Social Value Portal.

Nathan Goode

BA (Hons) Oxon Director nathan.goode@socialvalueportal.com

Nathan has been with the Social Value Portal for over 18 months. As a Director, he leads on the Portal’s methodological approach and embedding social value in procurement, as well as managing a number of key client relationships. He brings over 20 years’ experience working on the procurement of major public sector projects and with large and small companies in energy, clean-tech and sustainability. Previously a partner at Grant Thornton, Nathan set up and managed Grant Thornton’s Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability sector for over a decade and has worked across social, environmental and economic infrastructure projects in education, health, housing, economic development, digital and IT. He is a recognised thought leader on sustainable cities.

Peter Armitage

MEng, MSc Principal Technical Consultant peter.armitage@socialvalueportal.com

Peter Armitage is a Principal Technical Consultant at the Social Value Portal. He has worked in the area of sustainability in the built environment for almost ten years, in both industry and academia. His areas of interest include energy modelling, embodied carbon and life cycle analysis. He is currently developing the Social Value Portal online and mapping tools, working closely with clients to ensure that they are able to effectively demonstrate their social impact.

Agnese Mizia

MPhil, MSc Head of Research agnese.mizia@socialvalueportal.com

Agnese has worked as a researcher in the academia, where she focused on Political and Cultural Economics. More recently she worked as an Innovation Consultant, specialising in designing the architecture of community engagement for innovation. Agnese is passionate about the contribution that new ways of understanding and measuring value can make to redressing inequalities, and her work at the Social Value Portal is currently focused on advancing the methodology and practice of measuring Social Value.

Olya Kosousova

BSc, MSc Senior Account and Project Manager olya.kosousova@socialvalueportal.com

Olya has a background in project management and consultancy in the Education sector both in the UK and abroad. Olya has previously worked on a project establishing the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership. She is passionate about making an impact on society, better outcomes for young people and those in need. At the Social Value Portal Olya concentrates on developing the product and innovative ways to bring change into society through the use of the Social Value Act and other relevant tools.

Daniella Castiel

BA (Hons), MSc Client Account Manager daniella.castiel@socialvalueportal.com

Daniella has a background in business and sustainability management and recently completed a masters in Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. The Masters interdisciplinary approach provided multiple perspectives on sustainability and trained Daniella to critically reflect on the potential and limitations of the field. At the Social Value Portal Daniella covers a broad range of activities with a particular focus on supporting the Portal’s clients.

Carl Hedberg

BBA New Business Manager carl.hedberg@socialvalueportal.com

Carl’s role is New Business Manager and his focus is to generate new business sales through the creation and conversion of new private sector business. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. Prior to joining Social Value Portal, Carl founded and managed his own company for 5 years, which he operated from Spain, Sweden and the UK.

Kierith Kalirai

Apprentice – Associate Project Manager Product and Client Support (Apprentice) kierith.singh@socialvalueportal.com

Kierith was an A-level student before he joined The Social Value Portal as an Apprentice in Project Management. Having decided university was not the right path, Kierith took a break to work in a range of jobs – from construction to retail and also some voluntary work. Kierith’s role at the Portal involves working closely with all members of staff on a range of tasks and projects. He also assists the team with research.

Terry Brewer

FCIPS MBA Public Sector Executive terry.brewer@socialvalueportal.com

Until recently Terry was Divisional Director Commercial and Procurement running a shared procurement service across the London Boroughs of Brent and Harrow with a combined third party spend of £0.5bn. Prior to that he was Chief Procurement Officer in LB Camden, was Chief Executive of Firebuy a national Procurement agency for the fire service and was Head of Procurement in London Fire Brigade. His other roles included being Chair of the London Heads of Procurement network, deputy chair of the Local Government Association’s National Advisory Group and national category lead for ICT and social value. Terry is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

Click here to see our current vacancies. We also welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within social impact and sustainability: please send CVs and covering letters to recruitment@socialvalueportal.com.