Sonal Shenai is an entrepreneurial and collaborative leader committed to creating social impact. As the first Head of Consulting at SafeLives, the national domestic abuse charity, she is helping to transform the support for victims and families at a local level. In former roles, she created transformational growth in revenues as the first ever Chief Executive of The Funding Network and developed groundbreaking new ventures in previous private sector roles within large, international companies including HarperCollins and Random House. She has worked with boards to drive the development and implementation of strategy to enable organisational growth and is highly experienced in leading teams and managing budgets. Sonal has excellent analytical and financial skills, with a broad commercial perspective and an MBA from INSEAD. Her profound commitment to creating social change is evidenced by several years of volunteering experience, from board level to grass roots roles in charities and schools.