Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation
Professor at UCL; former CEO of Nesta (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts); former CEO of Young Foundation; head of policy in UK Prime Minister’s office; head of UK government strategy unit; director of Demos. PhD in telecommunications. Visiting professor at UCL, LSE, Melbourne; senior visiting scholar Harvard. Author of many books including most recently ‘Social innovation: how societies find the power to change’ (Policy Press, 2019) and ‘Big Mind; how collective intelligence can change our world’ (Princeton University Press, 2017).