Sonal is a Partner at Greenwood Place, a London based B Corp which provides strategic advice and execution for philanthropists giving in the UK and globally. Prior to Greenwood Place, Sonal was Chief Executive of The London Community Foundation 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 became 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. In addition to her role at Centre for London, Sonal is an Advisory Board Member of Educate Girls and was previously a trustee of UK Community Foundations. Sonal began her career with the John Lewis Partnership after graduating from Oxford with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Sonal joined Hestia’s board in February 2022 and sits on the Finance & Fundraising subcommittee.