Ugo Ikokwu, Grants Manager

Ugo Ikokwu

Ugo joined the Trust in August 2020.

Previously, he was Programme Director at The Fore Trust, which enables UK-based small charities and social enterprises to unlock sustainability, efficiency, scale, and impact by providing unrestricted funds. Before this, he spent six years working at The Social Investment Business (SIB) where he worked across several teams – Investment, Grants and Business Development.

He has extensive knowledge and experience of designing programmes and funds that address a range of social issues.

Ugo is currently Chair of the Alpha Grove Centre and a non-executive director of Do IT NOW NOW (DINN). He also sits on the advisory board of WEKA and is an Investment Committee member for Remitt Fund. He was previously Co-Chair for London+Acumen a volunteer-led chapter of Acumen, a non-profit global venture fund.