Claudine Reid MBE
Leading social entrepreneur, mentor, author, industry and government advisor, wife and mother
Claudine Reid MBE has been a practitioner, consultant and UK Government advisor on social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, since 1995. She currently chairs the Lloyds Banking Group Advisory Committee, supporting the Bank to better understand challenges and barriers experiences by entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds.
Claudine’s passion is to equip and encourage women across all spheres of influence to drive economic empowerment and create sustainable jobs that contribute to community and generational wealth. Actively connecting female entrepreneurs to form collaborative partnerships and to share knowledge about community and geographical transformation. She describes this as “seeing creative minds, social entrepreneurs and other key influencers facilitating dynamic conversations, in order to use their skills and expertise to support their contribution to the global economy”.
Drawing on her own expertise and experience of running a multi-award-winning organisation since 1992, employing over 10,000 people who deliver essential services to vulnerable adults and children; Claudine has designed a number of mentorship programs for entrepreneurs on practical and transformational community impact. She has drawn on the United Nations 17 sustainable goals as a catalyst to contribute to improving the financial eco-systems.
Claudine is an inspirational host, panelist and engaging speaker. She provides inspirational, engaging and motivating talks on issues that effect women and life cycle of entrepreneurship, from balancing priorities to personal development.