Anna Ashenden

‘I am passionate about social justice and community-driven sustainable development. Through SVA, I can support organisations to create strategic, sustainable and inclusive social impact.’

Anna Ashenden is a Principal in the Consulting team at Social Ventures Australia (SVA), working to address the underlying drivers of disadvantage.

Prior to joining SVA, Anna worked for over a decade in the for purpose sector, including with governments, national and international NGOs, and the United Nations. She has worked across complex issues including housing and homelessness, mental health, employment, and social isolation. Anna is adept at engaging diverse stakeholders, establishing collaborations and solving complex problems.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Psychology (First Class Honours), a Masters of International and Community Development, and a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.