On Purpose

Nikesh Sharma


On Purpose London April 2019 Fellow, now a Social Impact Consultant for an organisation striving to create, scale and sustain the maximum social impact and Co-Founder of Actionable.

Nikesh Sharma - training day

Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose?

  • Defendant clinical negligence law, experiences including running 80+ concurrent litigation cases ranging in value from £5,000 - £1.5 million
  • Running court proceedings and working with a range of stakeholders including medical insurer clients, medical professionals, barristers and judges

What are your greatest strengths?

  • Negotiations, writing and drafting documents and reports, legal and medical analysis, case management and client management

Can you tell me more about your placements?

Blueprint for Better Business:  

  • Designed a strategic programme to engage HR Directors of international corporations around purpose
  • Prepared a proposal for a stream of work to assess the impact of Blueprint’s work, including theory of change development and reviewing and assessing impact measurement methodologies

NEL Healthcare Consulting:

  • Delivered a detailed draft business plan to set up a company comprising of London Councils to procure the build and service provision of two secure children’s homes in London
  • Drafted a Sustainable Development Management Plan for an NHS Trust
  • Project managed a team to successfully deliver a return of investment tool for healthcare providers in receipt of funding for diabetes interventions

How did you find making the move to join On Purpose?

  • Very easy! On Purpose had a fantastic onboarding programme and the communication re. matching day and pre-joining were very clear