Seb Barker

Seb Barker

Co-Founder and COO
Beam

About this Speaker

Seb Barker is the co-founder and COO of Beam, the world’s first crowdfunding platform for homeless people. At Beam, Seb oversees the organisation’s public sector work and heads up the Mission Support team, which is responsible for helping hundreds of homeless people secure homes and start work in sectors facing skills shortages.

Seb has spent a decade working in homelessness services, first at Thames Reach where he worked on the world's first ever homelessness social impact bond, and later at Turning Point where he supported clients with drug and alcohol issues. He has also designed personalisation services for the NHS, which are now being rolled out across England. Outside of work, Seb is a mentor for Year Here, a social innovation programme.

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