Community Shares Practitioners can help you develop your community business idea into a successful Standard Mark-awarded share offer.

All Registered Practitioners listed on our Directory can confidently help you develop your community share offer, providing support on your business model, community engagement, governance and funding strategies.

Our Licensed Practitioners are additionally accredited to review your share offer in order for it to be awarded the Community Shares Standard Mark.

There are Community Shares Practitioners across the UK and many specialise in certain sectors, such as retail, heritage or community energy.

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Co-op Culture / Cooperantics LLP

Nathan has been delivering support and training to co-operatives, community enterprises and trading charities since 1998.

Power to Change

John is Head of Social Investment Programmes at Power to Change where he works on community shares, pubs, housing and energy projects led by...

Wales Co-operative Centre

Claudia is a Business Adviser with the Wales Co-operative Centre. She has a background in youth work and student volunteering.

Andy has been investing in community shares for a decade and has helped to establish several co-operative societies in the Borders.

CLIMATE POSITIVE

Andrew has 16 years experience working with social and community enterprises, including:

Co-op Culture

Mark is an experienced community entrepreneur and advisor, specialising in enterprise working towards social and environmental change.

Co-op Assistance Network

Hilary has been supporting new and existing co-operatives since 1996 and community shares initiatives since 2010. The need for these models of...

Ekopia Resource Exchange Limited

Alex has been chair of Ekopia Ltd. since its creation in 2001 and has direct experience of various community share issues. He lectures and...

Co-op Culture and Acorn Co-op Support

Andy is an experienced ecological community entrepreneur with a speciality in housing co-ops, land trusts, community ownership and worker co-ops...