Dave Boyle

Dave is one of the UK’s leading advisors to the social sector. Over the past 15 years he’s worked with more than 150 social sector businesses, through every stage of development from start up to mature trading, including steering organisations through periods of crisis.

Dave is Director of The Community Shares Company, which has helped raise over £2.1 million for community groups and businesses. He is a former Director of Social Enterprise UK and was CEO of Supporters Direct for three years. He writes and speaks widely on the challenges facing social sector businesses, and regularly lectures at universities across the UK on the same issues.

Dave is the author of How to Create a Successful Community Enterprise – a reference guide for budding social entrepreneurs, published by the Big Lottery Fund.


Email dave (at) practicalgov (dot) co (dot) uk

Tel: 07779 711 264

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