Social impact 1000 is a unique not-for-profit project lead by experts in media, marketing and online membership

David Loams of Social Impact Initiative

David Lomas


David is the CEO of M3 Media Publishing and conceived the Social Impact 1000 Initiative. He is a committed believer in the power of content marketing, having set up a portfolio of sector-specific digital magazines, and maximising the business benefits of social media.

Drawing on over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, David helps businesses improve their visibility, and attract and engage with their target audiences.

Garry Samuels

Media Content

Garry is our strategic linchpin. He engages with those participating in our Initiative and supports those new business connections with content distribution. These participators and connections are where our great stories originate.

As the co-ordinator of content, Garry is also responsible for ensuring that the stories we publish are not only informative and engaging but shared widely to the right audiences.

Katie Thomson, Head Writer for Social Impact Initiative

Katie Thompson

Head Writer

Katie heads up the writing team, interviews key stakeholders, researches trends and produces our articles and features. Katie honed her skills with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and has a background in magazine journalism and extensive experience writing for online publications, from niche titles to nationals such as the Huffington Post.

Her spare (and working) time is spent supporting Deafblind UK, Look UK, Macmillan, Stroke Association, RSPCA, Oxfam, and Pancreatic Cancer UK, to name a few.