Geoff Mulgan
From 2004-2011 Geoff was the first chief executive of the Young Foundation, which became a leading centre for social innovation, combining research, creation of new ventures and practical projects.
Between 1997 and 2004 Geoff had various roles in the UK government including director of the Government's Strategy Unit and head of policy in the Prime Minister's office. Before that he was the founder and director of the think-tank Demos. He has also been Chief Adviser to Gordon Brown MP; a lecturer in telecommunications; an investment executive; and a reporter on BBC TV and radio. He is a visiting professor at LSE, UCL, Melbourne University and a regular lecturer at the China Executive Leadership Academy. He is an adviser to many governments around the world, and has been a board member of the Work Foundation, the Health Innovation Council, Political Quarterly and the Design Council, and chair of Involve.

Entries by Geoff Mulgan

Look Hard: Today's Day of Happiness May Be Historic

(0) Comments | Posted 20 March 2013 | (00:00)

I doubt many readers of the Huffington Post could say hand on heart that the United Nations had ever made them happy. A small minority who've lived in conflict zones probably have good reason to be grateful. But, for most of us, international organisations seem far removed from daily life,...

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It's Life Jim, but Not as We Knew It...

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2013 | (16:11)

The once science fiction notion of hyper-connectivity - where we are all constantly connected to social networks and other bubbling streams of digital data - has rapidly become a widespread reality.

This issue - present in the minds of every parent who sees their children growing up immersed in social...

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Cracking the Code of a Digitally Literate Generation

(1) Comments | Posted 12 November 2012 | (00:00)

Even on a grey, gloomy November day it's not hard to think that children growing up today are blessed. Through their smartphones and broadband they are the first truly digital generation with pretty much everything at their fingertips, from the world's knowledge to idea, pictures, music and games.

But my...

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