Catherine Wyatt

Director Y-Impact

Catherine is director and a social impact consultant at Y Impact. Cath started her career as a business advisor and Chartered Accountant at Perpetual, helping owners to add value to their businesses and grow and protect their passive wealth. After leaving Perpetual in 2016, Cath co-founded a consultancy to use this experience to further drive the change she wanted to see in the world. Cath is also an Advisory Board member for a number of not for profits and social enterprises and is chair of Mettle. Mettle is an ethical gift delivery service connecting women experiencing homelessness, due to domestic/family violence, with meaningful employment and support services.

Y Impact
Y Impact is a social enterprise helping social entrepreneurs to strengthen their business model and achieve financial sustainability. They also partner with family business owners to make authentic social impact a part of their business’ core value and therefore a part of doing everyday business.
Y Impact has just launched a mentoring program at Perpetual & Fordham to provide opportunities for Advisors to connect to purpose and strengthen the breadth and agility of their advice delivery, through working directly with social entrepreneurs.


EEC 2019 PANEL:
Food, Fashion, Future

Food, Fashion, Future – How collaboration within the Food & Fashion industries have created prosperous social enterprises, that tackle social & environmental challenges head-on. But how will we expand across industries and sectors for a prosperous future?

Session Outcomes:
Learn specific examples of how experienced social entrepreneurs have used the power of partnerships and collaborations to build their brands and create real social & environmental change, and how cross-sector collaboration and social impact planning can bring unlikely partners together