Renaisi hires new Deputy CEO



Society partnered with CEO, John Hitchin, and his Board of Directors to iterate this key strategy and business growth leadership role for the social enterprise, Renaisi. Founded in 1998 to regenerate neighbourhoods in Hackney, East London, today Renaisi works directly with groups that are marginalised by society and supports charities and funders to improve their work with communities.

Society supported Renaisi’s leadership to identify the key particulars for this role, and then then recruited and worked closely with a fantastic mix of candidates to position their pitch to brief effectively, while also supporting Renaisi with designing inclusive assessments.

Natsayi Sithole joins from her current role as Chief of Staff at Save the Children UK. In her six years at Save the Children Natsayi has worked in a range of senior leadership roles across fundraising, strategy, and operations, advancing their work on UK poverty and local systems change. Previously worked at Barnardo’s leading work to bring together children’s services and income-generating teams to co-design new ways to improve outcomes for children and young people with their voices at the heart.

She has also worked pro-bono with grassroots organisations, applying her expertise to enable them to navigate inequities in the social enterprise, public, and charity sectors.

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