Keynote Speaker: Frances Northrop

Frances Northrop is the Director of Programmes and Practice, at the New Economics Foundation. She a community-led economic development specialist with practical and strategic expertise in community organising, the co-production of health and social care, the establishment of community and social enterprises, relationship building across local government and asset transfer and management. She is also a Director of Totnes Community Development Society (an IPS ben com) which exists to hold land and buildings in community ownership for activities which meet the needs of residents.