The Greater Manchester Social Value Network was created in January 2015. It was brought together initially by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES), the Manchester Alliance for Community Care (MACC), Salford CVS and Salford City Council.

Steering Group:

  • Matthew Jackson (Chair), former Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES)
  • Anne Lythgoe, Manager of Policy and Partnerships, Salford City Council
  • Colette Humphrey, Social Impact Officer, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group
  • Marie Graham, Programme Manager, GMCVO
  • Nigel Rose, Strategic Lead (Commissioning), MACC
  • Peter Schofield, Procurement Hub Programme Manager, AGMA
  • Karen Smith, Social Value Lead, Boo Coaching and Consulting
  • Todd Holden, Director for Low Carbon, Manchester Growth Company
  • Tom Wilde, Social Investment Advisor, Trafford Housing Trust
  • Victoria Ramsden, Partnerships Manager, Bolton at Home


We have a Linked In group to facilitate discussion across the network.

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