Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah is a Senior Associate at Greenwood Place.  Before joining the Greenwood Place team, she was Chief Executive of The London Community Foundation where she worked from 2009 to 2016, having joined the organisation in 2005 under its previous incarnation as the South East London Community Foundation.

Under her leadership, the Foundation was transformed into a leading London grant maker and community philanthropy charity investing around £5 million a year into a vast range of social issues across the capital. Sonal  is currently a trustee of the think tank Centre for London and has also served as a trustee of UK Community Foundations.

Other voluntary roles include working for the Samaritans, a local homeless shelter, a children's reading project and teaching English in Nepal.  Sonal began her career with the John Lewis Partnership after graduating from Oxford with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.