Geoff Mulgan CBE (born 1961) is Chief Executive of the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and Visiting Professor at University College London, the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. Previously he was: * CEO of the Young Foundation based in London * Director of the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit (formerly known as the Performance and Innovation Unit), * Co-founder and Director of the London-based think tank Demos (from 1993–98), * Chief adviser to Gordon Brown MP in the early 1990s

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  • Geoff Mulgan CBE (born 1961) is Chief Executive of the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and Visiting Professor at University College London, the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. Previously he was: * CEO of the Young Foundation based in London * Director of the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit (formerly known as the Performance and Innovation Unit), * Co-founder and Director of the London-based think tank Demos (from 1993–98), * Chief adviser to Gordon Brown MP in the early 1990s Mulgan obtained a First Class degree from Balliol College, Oxford and a Ph.D. in telecommunications from the University of Westminster. He was also a Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, trained as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka and worked for a spell during the 1980s as a van driver for the "Labour-supporting collective of musicians and comedians known as Red Wedge", opting ultimately for a career in local government and academia in the UK and going on to become an influential writer on social and political issues in various newspapers and magazines in the 1990s including the Independent, Financial Times, Guardian, New Statesman and Marxism Today. He worked as a reporter for BBC television and radio and was made a CBE in 2005. He has written a number of books including: Communication and Control:networks and the new economies of communication (1991), Politics in an Anti-Political Age (1994), Connexity (1997), Good and Bad Power: the Ideals and Betrayals of Government (Penguin 2006) and The Art of Public Strategy (2009). His most recent book is The Locust and the Bee (Princeton 2013) that has been translated into languages including Chinese, Russian and Arabic. He has written numerous reports and pamphlets for Demos, the Young Foundation and Nesta. He has lectured and advised governments around the world on policy and strategy - including China, Australia, the United States, Japan and Russia, and is seen as one of the pioneers of the global field of social innovation. He is profiled in two books - The New Alchemists (1999 by Charles Handy) and Visionaries (2001 by Jay Walljasper). He is chair of the Studio Schools Trust; co-chair of the London LEP Digital,Science, Technology and Arts group; a board member of Big Society Capital, and has been a trustee of the Design Council, the Work Foundation, Crime Concern, Involve and Political Quarterly, and a member of various commissions for bodies including the European Commission and the Academy of Medical Science. He has done TED talks on the global economy, education and happiness. In 2007-2008 Geoff Mulgan was an Adelaide Thinker in Residence advising South Australian Premier Mike Rann on social innovation and social inclusion policies. As a result of Mulgan's recommendations the Rann Government established The Australian Centre for Social Innovation. On 19 July 2010, Dr Mulgan was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Social Science (DSoc Sci) by Nottingham Trent University (en)
  • 周若剛博士,CBE(英语:Dr Geoff Mulgan,1961年8月28日-),英國經濟學家、楊氏基金會(Young Foundation)創辦人,總部設於倫敦,於社會創新、社會企業、公共政策領域有影響。在擔任楊氏基金會總裁之前,於1997年至2004年在英國政府任多個職位,包括政府策略小組(Strategy Unit)主任、英國首相辦公室政策主管。另外,他還創辦Demos智囊團並兼任總裁,又曾任電訊學講師、投資行政人員、英國廣播公司電視台和電台記者。 目前現任倫敦經濟政治科學學院(London School of Economics and Political Science)、倫敦大學學院及澳洲墨爾本大學客座教授,以及中國浦東幹部學院常任講師。 (zh)
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  • 周若剛博士,CBE(英语:Dr Geoff Mulgan,1961年8月28日-),英國經濟學家、楊氏基金會(Young Foundation)創辦人,總部設於倫敦,於社會創新、社會企業、公共政策領域有影響。在擔任楊氏基金會總裁之前,於1997年至2004年在英國政府任多個職位,包括政府策略小組(Strategy Unit)主任、英國首相辦公室政策主管。另外,他還創辦Demos智囊團並兼任總裁,又曾任電訊學講師、投資行政人員、英國廣播公司電視台和電台記者。 目前現任倫敦經濟政治科學學院(London School of Economics and Political Science)、倫敦大學學院及澳洲墨爾本大學客座教授,以及中國浦東幹部學院常任講師。 (zh)
  • Geoff Mulgan CBE (born 1961) is Chief Executive of the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and Visiting Professor at University College London, the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. Previously he was: * CEO of the Young Foundation based in London * Director of the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit (formerly known as the Performance and Innovation Unit), * Co-founder and Director of the London-based think tank Demos (from 1993–98), * Chief adviser to Gordon Brown MP in the early 1990s (en)
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