Anne Purcell

Director Capability | Ākina Foundation | New Zealand

Anne’s driver at Ākina Foundation is to see families and communities flourish through the creation and growth of impact-led businesses. As Capability Director she is focused on how Social Enterprises can be strongly connected and well supported. Growing strong partnerships in communities and across sectors to create positive social and environmental impact is core to Anne’s approach. Ākina is developing support for Social Enterprise suppliers to gain access to markets. This involves working across the eco-system on strategic levers for change as well as understanding the conditions necessary for social enterprises to thrive and access pathways to grow sustainable impactful businesses.