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Geoff Mulgan

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Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan was the Chief Executive of the Young Foundation until May 2011 and is now the Chief Executive of NESTA (National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts). He was a Trustee for Maslaha until October 2011.

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 and Melbourne University, a board member of the Work Foundation, the Health Innovation Council and the Design Council, and chair of Involve. He is chairing a Carnegie Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society in the UK and Ireland. He is also a part-time adviser to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in Australia.

His most recent book is ‘The Art of Public Strategy: mobilising power and knowledge for the common good' (Oxford University Press, 2009). Other books include Good and Bad Power: the ideals and betrayals of government (Penguin, 2006) and Connexity (Vintage and Harvard Business Press, 1998).

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Geoff has been Director of the Young Foundation since late 2004.