Constance is Head of Development leading on International Development and UK Prizes. Since joining the Centre in 2012, Constance has developed and delivered a number of challenges such as the Giving Challenges, Dynamic Demand and Longitude Explorer. She also works with a range of partners, such as World Bank, USAID, Department for Work and Pensions, Cabinet Office and Essex County Council, to provide a range of consultancy services in strategic application of challenges, capacity development and design and delivery of challenges.
Constance previously managed a £50million match fund programme at vinspired, worked with the Greater London Authority and has headed up youth volunteering and grant management programmes. She also spent a number of years working for TimeBank and Mind, the mental health charity.
With over 20 years of experience in the voluntary sector, Constance still has a desire to empower innovators and entrepreneurs to develop the skills and knowledge to apply their ideas for social good and believes that fostering effective public/private/voluntary sector collaborations to tackle specific social challenges is a great way to do that.
Constance is on the board of Youth Music, supporting life-changing music making. She also runs her own business, creating clothing and home furnishings with African textiles and sells her products online, at African Fairs and market stalls.