Charles Leadbeater

Social Entrepreneur, Author of “We-think: the power of mass creativity”


Charles Leadbeater’s “The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur”, was one of the first books in the field when it was published in 1997. His current research focuses on social entrepreneurs around the world who are promoting new approaches to learning outside the school system, often deploying highly networked, peer-to-peer models of organisation. He is Co-Founder of Participle, the public service design agency, a Visiting Fellow at the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts and author of “We-Think: mass innovation, not mass production”.