Sacha Rose-Smith, National Lottery Community Fund
National Lottery Community Fund
Senior head of regional funding for London and South East
Sacha joined the National Lottery Community Fund in 2009 and has occupied various roles. She is currently Senior Head of Regional Funding for London and South East England. Her primary responsibilities include leading a team to deliver end to end grant making across a large and complex geography.
Sacha has also previously served a five year term as Chair of the grant making committee for BBC Children in Need for London and the South East.
Prior to joining Big Lottery Fund Sacha worked in regional voluntary sector infrastructure providing support to organisations focusing on equalities and human rights, throughout the South East. Sacha started her professional life in Social Services working in the areas of mental health and learning disability. She latterly took up a Research Associate position at University of East Anglia exploring Social Work practice in safeguarding children suffering from, or at risk of significant harm.
Sacha has spent over 20 years involved in the voluntary and community sector, and the statutory sector. She is also Clore Social Leadership Fellow.