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Jessica joined Social Finance in 2018. She currently works in the Impact Incubator team, supporting charitable foundations to design and develop systemic solutions to entrenched social problems, and is also leading Social Finance’s work on methodologies for scaling impact. She has also worked on strategy and design for the Education Outcomes Fund, investments in the Care & Wellbeing Fund and in Social Finance’s Advisory team. Jessica joined Social Finance from strategy consulting firm Parthenon-EY (formerly The Parthenon Group), where she worked on corporate strategy and commercial due diligence projects across their education, consumer and business services practices. Jessica also helped establish and lead Parthenon’s pro-bono practice, with a focus on supporting education/youth charities and social enterprises. Prior to joining Parthenon, Jessica taught Citizenship for two years at a secondary school in West London through Teach First, and spent a year in Beijing learning Mandarin. Jessica speaks French, German, and progressively less Mandarin (!), and holds a First in Philosophy and French from Oxford University and an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from the LSE.