Rima Patel

2019 Fellow

Rima is a co-founder of Impactful., a social innovation agency that helps SMEs put social impact on par with profit.

Rima spent her Frontline Placement at New River College, a Pupil Referral Unit in Islington. She focussed her efforts on supporting the young women to build their trust and confidence. During the consulting phase, she worked with Forward PMX to create a pioneering social purpose strategy ‘beyond CSR’ – sparking the start of her venture Impactful.

Rima spent her early career as a chartered accountant at PwC auditing FTSE 100 companies, transitioning into designing, building and delivering global learning and development programs for over 3000 global staff within the organisation. She then joined Escape the City and Remote Year to support diverse communities of career changers find more meaningful work or start businesses .