A project initiated by

David Robinson

Senior Advisor
Community Links


David is a community worker and the co founder of Community Links  and of the Children’s Discovery Centre. He leads the Early Action Task Force   and  is a leading figure in social investment –  an architect of the Social Impact Bond,  director of Social Finance and  trustee of  Big Society Capital.

David was an early practitioner of behavioural insight as a tool for social change. He founded and now chairs Shift (https://www.shiftdesign.org.uk/  (formerly We Are What We Do) leading on projects like the million selling  “Change the world for a Fiver”.

David led the PMs Council on Social Action for Gordon Brown with whom he also wrote “Britain’s Everyday Heroes”. His latest book is “Changing London – a rough guide for the next mayor” .

The Panel