Caroline Mason

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Caroline Mason is Chief Executive at the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Before joining the Foundation, Caroline was Chief Operating Officer at Big Society Capital and Charity Bank. She was also the co-founder of Investing for Good, a social investment advisory firm and one of the first Community Interest Companies.

Before joining the social sector, Caroline had an eighteen-year track record of creative and innovative product development in the financial services sector. With Reuters, she managed the global development of real-time news and television services and then pioneered the introduction of web technology products.

She also had her own consulting company, working with several financial institutions to develop new business and products. Caroline is a Board Member of Social Enterprise UK and of Ethex. Next to all of that, she is also a trustee of CAADA, Impetus-PEF, and is on the advisory board of Big Society Capital.