Edith Parker

Edith Parker

No stranger to both the housing and charity sectors, Edith has been supporting homeless, disabled and other disadvantaged groups for more than 20 years both in the UK and in her native country of Malawi – where, between 2007-2009, she was the Co-founder and managing director of the Big Issue Malawi, Africa 5th Street paper. Prior to joining Hexagon, Edith was the Director of Finance & IT with Golden Lane Housing and Director of Finance at Transform Housing & Support. She has also held various executive and non-executive roles for some of leading charities including:  City Bridge Trust – City of London’s charity wing and UK’s largest independent grant maker, CARE International UK – an international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term development projects in more than 104 countries globally, Kusuma Trust and Find your Feet.

Edith also Chairs The Board of Trustees for the Marr-Munning Trust -an independent grant making organisation tackling poverty in the Indian sub-continent, Sub Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.