Sir Geoff Mulgan CBE is Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation at University College London (UCL). Prior to that he was Chief Executive of Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation (2011-2019). He’s a senior fellow with Demos Helsinki and the New Institute in Hamburg, and is currently chairing an EU programme on ‚Whole of Government Innovation‘. From 1997 to 2004 Geoff had roles in the UK government including director of the Government’s Strategy Unit and head of policy in the Prime Minister’s office. From 2004 to 2011 he was the first Chief Executive of The Young Foundation. He was the first director of the think-tank Demos; and has been a reporter on BBC TV and radio. Geoff co-founded many organisations including Demos, the Young Foundation, the Social Innovation Exchange (SIX), Uprising, Studio Schools Trust, Action for Happiness, the Alliance for Useful Evidence and the Australia Centre for Social Innovation. He has advised many governments around the world and is a World Economic Forum Schwab Fellow from 2019-22. Past books include ‘The Art of Public Strategy’ (Oxford University Press), ‘Good and Bad Power’ (Penguin), ‘The Locust and the Bee’ (Princeton University Press), ‘Big Mind: how collective intelligence can change our world’ (Princeton University Press), and ‚Another World is Possible: how to reignite social and political imagination‘ (Hurst/OUP 2022). Geoff has given TED talks on the future economy, happiness and education.