Jonathan Coburn - Director, Social Value Lab

About you:

I am a Director of the Social Value Lab; a UK hub for social impact research, measurement, and reporting. I am a qualified social researcher with almost 20 years’ experience in social sector research and outcomes-focused evaluation. I am an experienced practitioner in Social Accounting, Demonstrating Value, Social Return on Investment, and various other social impact reporting frameworks and specialises in the use of new technologies to simplify impact measurement and reporting. I am also active in a range of professional networks including the Social Research Association, Third Sector Research Forum, Scottish Evaluation Network, SROI Network, Social Audit Network, in addition to the Social Impact Analysts Association.

Where are you based?


Where do you work?

In the UK and internationally

What policy areas do you usually work in?

Arts and culture; health; older people; social care; social finance; regeneration; young people; social housing; employability; community transport; sustainability; social enterprise.