18 Jun Fiona Descoteaux
Fiona is a senior executive in the non-profit, local development and social enterprise sectors, and is currently CEO of Innovate Communities (IC) – an organization she initiated working within a multi-stakeholder environment. Her organization helps people solve old problems in new ways, in the places they live, work and play.
It brings an exciting blend of fresh thinking, design, technology and common sense, and works with communities to create and deliver projects that work in real life and create a lasting impact. Fiona has a proven track record in building successful relationships for strategic and operational gain across a diverse range of sectors; non-profit, private, statutory, academic, local government and government.
An advocate for assessing and trialing innovative social solutions, Fiona has demonstrated a nuanced approach to developing engagement with target groups, delivering programmes and results whilst working within formal corporate governance structures and best practice, and has the ability to access funding from multiple sources.