Sojo also creates space for discussion around sustainable fashion “What I needed was a really easy and hassle-free way for me to get my clothes altered and repaired – that’s when Sojo was born.” Sojo’s mission is to give clothes a second chance to keep them out of landfill for longer. Sojo made the 2020
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES MANAGER
Phil started with the Mayor’s Fund for London in 2013 working with a network of employment support providers on our Young London Working programme. His current role is managing our employment programmes, including Access Aspiration and Creativity Works. Phil has extensive experience of programme performance and grant management of programmes along with commissioning delivery partners for delivering our Creativity Works employability programme and managing the careers guidance programme Access Aspiration. He is dedicated to evaluating programme outcomes and improving effectiveness. Phil has a passion for programmes supporting young Londoners into work and for helping employers recruit diverse talent for their businesses. He has an in-depth knowledge of careers education and employment and skills provision across London.
Cosi Care eczema relief – 2019 Creative Industries winner
Lauren Bell, 2019 Creative Industries Award winner, Cosi Care “When I entered the competition, I was a designer. Now I am an entrepreneur.” Lauren Bell, used her experiences with chronic eczema to create Cosi Care – a line of products to relieve the symptoms of eczema and other skin conditions. Designed with children in mind,
Fighting electronic waste – 2018 Tech finalist
Re-inventing the circuit board for the circular economy Tech Finalist at the 2018 awards, Jiva made it through to the finals with their key product Soluboard. Soluboard is designed to be a replacement for the plastic base of circuit boards used in all our electronics. The boards are made with natural fibres and a number