My Charity Next experience enabled me to take up non-executive roles in the voluntary sector and advisor roles in central government. I have gone on to start my own business which depended on the network that Charity Next helped me to develop. I then managed to get a place at Stanford University’s MBA programme. It's a highly selective programme and I have no doubt that my cross-sector and early non-executive experience played a huge role in making my application successful.

Rachael Wallach, Charity Next alumna seconded to Leonard Cheshire Disability