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Bob Thust

Bob Thust

Bob started out as an accountant in Andersen's Audit and Business Advisory practice, with a particular focus on the not-for-profit sector. He went on the lead Deloitte's Corporate Brand & Marketing via a role as Director of Responsible Business, which included leading on the UK's largest corporate Community Investment programmes with more than £12 million and 80,000 hours of volunteer and pro-bono time contributed annually.

While at Deloitte, Bob created and led the Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers, which continues to provide direct advice, pro-bono support and partnership opportunities for social businesses in the UK and beyond. In 2015, Bob joined the Power to Change Trust as a Director, helping establish a new £150 million organisation to provide funding and support to community-led social businesses.

In 2016, Bob co-founded Practical Governance which provides hands on governance support to organisations with a social mission. Alongside his work with Practical Governance, he is a Senior Advisor to Numbers for Good and Treasurer of The Bevy, the first community-owned estate pub in the UK.

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