Jake is the CEO and therefore has overall responsibility for the organisation. He has been with Hackney CVS since 2001. Jake has worked for Drug Action Teams and public health departments as well as been a former medical student.
As a champion for the VCS, Jake helped to develop the Hackney COMPACT, is a trustee of COMPACT Voice as well as being a key member of the Team Hackney Leadership group, chaired by the Mayor of Hackney, which sets policy and develops strategies to tackle problems in the Borough.
In his spare time Jake co-leads the The Heliocentrics, an award winning band that tours the world.