Cheriel is a member of the Black Thrive founding team and is an Analyst at Social Finance. Cheriel supports Black Thrive's communication efforts.

Cheriel joined Social Finance September 2015 and works on projects involving children and young people. She has a BA in History and English from Oxford University and an MSc in Translation Studies from the University of Edinburgh. While at university, she ran a twice weekly outreach for homeless people and co-founded Just Love, an organisation which aims to engage students in local and global issues of social justice.