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OneFamily CEO recognised as influential Black role model

November 2022

We are immensely proud of our CEO Teddy Nyahasha who has been named in The Powerlist 2023, which celebrates the UK’s most influential Black role models.

Teddy said, “I’m humbled to have been included in The Powerlist 2023 alongside so many people who have inspired me and whom I admire greatly for their achievements.

“I wouldn’t be in the roles that I am at OneFamily, St Mungo’s and the CMI without the support of the fantastic teams and colleagues that I have around me.  They energise me, working hard to support the young, the disadvantaged and the marginalised and help them towards the futures they deserve.

“It’s my belief that, in a truly fair society, any child with an education should be able to aspire to any role they wish. Education is a great leveller, and it gives opportunities in many forms – whether that’s the celebrity status of some of the people on this list or in the empowerment of the young child from Zimbabwe who dreams of being an accountant.

“I was that child. And now it’s my duty and privilege to use the influence that I have to support others as they begin their own journeys.”


Teddy is a strong supporter of diversity, inclusion and equality. A passionate believer in social mobility and financial inclusion; he is using his position as CEO of OneFamily to help the young, the disadvantaged and the marginalised to reach beyond their expectations. His view is that everyone in society should have the same opportunities to access financial products – regardless of their wealth.

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