The results of a study about the UK Government’s Homes for Ukraine Scheme prepared by MBA students at The London Business School as part of the LBS CAP 2023 programme. The presentation was made by Gill Grunwald of United Against Inhumanity (UAI) in the UK during the 2023 AGM held at Initiatives of Change on 26 June 2023.
The contribution from the floor at the end of the presentation was by Eva Jonsson and relates to ‘Community Sponsorship of Refugees’. This is an organisation that has been in existence since 2016 and is modeled on a scheme that has been used in Canada for a number of years. In the UK it has helped Syrian refugees to the UK find suitable accommodation.
Gill Grunwald (Hon Treasurer & Acting Secretary): Gill has a degree in Chemistry and taught for a number of years before a mid-life career change to work in the field of accountancy and bookkeeping. She has extensive experience of voluntary work on committees in the UK as well as in Thailand and Malaysia. Currently, she is Honorary Treasurer and acting Secretary to the committee and is also their Communications Manager.