Nigel Kershaw

Nigel is CEO of Big Issue Invest and Chairman of The Big Issue and advocate of social enterprises that offer business and financial solutions to social problems.

Big Issue Invest is a specialised provider of finance to social enterprises, and is pioneering new and transformative ways of creating financial inclusion and opportunity.

Previously as Executive Chairman and Managing Director of The Big Issue he was previously responsible for the magazine's publishing operations, as well as developing its new social businesses.

In July 2007 he was nominated as Director of the Month by the Institute of Directors. Nigel also serves on the board of the Social Enterprise Coalition and has been appointed as one of the Cabinet Office's Social Enterprise Ambassador.