Cynthia Shanmugalingam

Non-Executive DIrector

Cynthia is our Non-Executive Director – as well as being co-founder of Kitchenette Karts.

Previously, she ran London’s first food business incubator, helping the city’s most original and promising first-time food entrepreneurs get started. She also wrote about the role of the restaurant industry in urban regeneration in A Steak in the Economy.

Cynthia designed and managed the largest education innovation fund in the UK, the £1m Learning Launchpad education fund at the Young Foundation; was appointed a Fellow for Dasra, a leading incubator in Mumbai, India; and was the author of Growing Social Ventures, a guide to social venture funds and incubators in England. Before that Cynthia worked as a strategy consultant, and an economist at the Treasury.

Closing our Doors

Year Here will be closing by the end of this year. Read our blog to find out more about this decision.