Richard is the director of OSCA, a UN Adviser, Clore Social Fellow and associate of OpenIDEO. He writes for many publications including the Guardian and Huffington Post. Recently he chaired the largest conferences of the French and Swedish Presidencies of the European Union; as well as the Mobile World Congress and Digital Agenda Assembly. When he was 27 he founded The Involve Foundation. He has written very widely on social change and recently published the short book Anti Hero.