L-R: Satvir Bungar, Natasha Eden, and Ben Harding have joined the board of Miss Macaroon
Birmingham social enterprise Miss Macaroon has announced the arrival of three new members to its board of non-executive directors.
Natasha Eden, Satvir Bungar and Ben Harding joined the board and will work alongside managing director Rosie Ginday MBE,
chair Will Shepherd and David Clarke DL to support the region’s unemployed young people to find work.
Miss Macaroon’s chair of the board, Will Shepherd, said: “We’re excited to have started working with our three extremely talented new board members at this key point in our growth trajectory. The social enterprise has an inspirational team leading it to empower the young people of the West Midlands.”
Natasha is chief operating officer at Clearwater International, where she is the main day-to-day executive of the international board. Passionate about supporting social enterprises, Natasha is also a literacy coach with Crisis.
Satvir is managing director and head of facilities sector at BDO LLP, where he acts for businesses looking to deliver growth through mergers and acquisition activity. In 2018, Satvir received an MBE for services to Corporate Finance.
Ben is director of SUEZ Connect at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK, where he is responsible for developing and overseeing relationships with leading UK and Global brands in a range of industrial, commercial and FM markets as well as e-commerce
and consulting services.
Satvir Bungar, managing director at BDO, said: “I am thrilled to be asked to join the Miss Macaroon board at this exciting time as non-executive director. Social enterprises have the potential to be significant growth enablers for the competitive
advantage of the UK at this important time in our history.”
Miss Macaroon has provided holistic and tailored employability support for 52 long-term unemployed young people who have experienced mental health issues, learning difficulties, come from a care background, are neurodiverse or have been in touch with the criminal justice system.
The Macaroons that Make A Difference training course and job opportunities are funded by the sale of French macaroons in Miss Macaroon’s Great Western Arcade store and through corporate supply agreements.
The UK Social Entrepreneur Index, sponsored by UBS, is a celebration of social entrepreneurship across the UK.
Open to social entrepreneurs tackling a social or environmental issue at any scale, entrants will act as beacons of inspiration for others to encompass positive social impact.
For more info visit www.socialentsindex.co.uk.
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