Clare joined the Living Wage Foundation in April 2018 and manages the Living Wage Places project. She has a background in journalism, most recently editing New Start, a magazine about poverty, social policy, local economics and place. With the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and the New Economics Foundation she worked on the Good Local Economies project, which highlighted emerging ‘good’ approaches to local economies across the UK’s ten core cities.
NEWS: Shortlist announced for the 2018 Living Wage Champion Awards
The Living Wage Champion Awards recognise Living Wage employers and individuals that have made great contributions to communities and industries by implementing and celebrating the Living Wage.
The awards are judged by an independent panel of business and community leaders, and winners will be announced in June.
We're pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Living Wage Champion Awards:
Rowena is part of the grant-making team at Comic Relief, working in the UK and internationally to distribute funding in pursuit of “a just world free from poverty”. She is also a mentor through the Charityworks graduate scheme. Previously she has worked for the Jack Petchey Foundation, the Philharmonia Orchestra and as a TEFL teacher, both in India and England. She sings as part of a London-based chamber choir.
Tessa White is the Head of Grants and Verification for Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA), responsible for leading on WCVA’s funding management systems and the assessment and compliance functions for WCVA’s ‘Intermediate Body’ role as the distributor of European funding through schemes with a total value in excess of £35 million.