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Gary Fawdrey

Assistant Programme Manager

Pronouns: He/Him

Areas of expertise: Social innovation, Inclusive innovation, Social enterprise, Government innovation, Innovation policy, Purpose-led business, Coaching, Youth engagement, Thriving Communities, EUSIC, Entrepreneurship, Tech to Connect

Gary works on social innovation and tech for good prizes. This includes the European Social Innovation Competition which acts as a beacon for social innovators in Europe, employing a proven methodology for supporting early-stage ideas and facilitating a network of radical innovators shaping society for the better.

Before joining Nesta he worked in the youth sector with vInspired and Generation Change, supporting young people to volunteer and take action in their communities.

Outside of Nesta he is a Social Enterprise Fellow at the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Social Innovation Academy. He is also a novice skateboarder.