EQ Investors sponsors Stephen Lloyd Awards

These annual awards help socially valuable projects move from concept to realisation.

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail   by Ben Faulkner, 25th April 2019

EQ Investors (EQ) is sponsoring the 2019 Stephen Lloyd Awards, aimed at supporting early stage projects that have real potential to achieve practical, sustainable social change.

Stephen Lloyd was an inspirational lawyer and innovator who dedicated his working life to advising charities and social enterprises and who pioneered significant developments in the sector. He died suddenly on 20th August 2014 while sailing in Newport Bay, a place that he loved dearly.

Stephen was widely known for his expertise, dynamism, creative intellect, wisdom, leadership, sense of fun and commitment to good causes, and his friends and admirers have established the Stephen Lloyd Awards to preserve and perpetuate the memory, ideals and legacy of such an extraordinary man. 

Stephen Lloyd Awards winners are selected by the entire community of charity and social enterprise experts who support the awards. That community includes philanthropists, social investors, lawyers, accountants, governance and management specialists and many others. Winners will also receive valuable pro bono support from that community.

EQ is sponsoring the awards as part of its wider commitment and contribution to programmes in the UK that improve social mobility and encourage early intervention.

About the author: Ben Faulkner

Ben joined EQ in 2015 and has over 17 years of experience across the pensions, financial technology and wealth management sectors. At EQ, he is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the marketing communications strategy. Outside of work, Ben’s two daughters keep him busy. He enjoys keeping fit, especially running and cycling along the Pilgrim’s Way.

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