Raymond Dart

On August 8, 2010

Ray Dart is an Associate Professor – Business Administration Program at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada.Ray works in social enterprise and the CED area in Canada, and has been working with the Canadian Social Economy Network over the past two years, mostly putting together a profile of Ontario social purpose businesses and social enterprises (probably [...]

Charlotte Young

On August 8, 2010

Chair, School of Social Entrepreneurs, London Charlotte Young’s background was in Management Education and Development – from 1973 to 1986 in the Management School of Polytechnic of Central London (now University of Westminster) rising to Dean of Management from 1981-6 and from 1986-90 as Head of Management Development for ThornEMI plc responsible for Senior Management [...]

Lisa Woolley

On August 8, 2010

Lisa Woolley is the CEO of the Friendship Centre Trust. Founded by members of the Glen Eden Baptist Church community in 1988, the Trust is one of the largest community based organisations in West Auckland. Employing over 400 people with 70 volunteers and impacting the lives of over 6,500 members of the community each year, [...]

David Wilson

On August 8, 2010

Director of the Institute of Public Policy and Programme Leader for Economic Development David’s recent doctoral research activities include international review team membership for the Metropolitan Auckland Project; research team leader for ‘Sustainable Economic Development in the Kaipara Harbour Region’ and for ‘Business Social Investment Activity in New Zealand’. David is a member of the [...]

David A Wilson

On August 8, 2010

David Wilson is a community innovator who passionately advocates that in our ever more globalized world, the future is local, and that all dimensions of heritage – natural, cultural, tangible and intangible, are at the heart of the sustainable development equation. He emphasises that the preservation of cultural heritage assets ( unique customs, traditions, language, [...]

Arihia Tuoro

On August 8, 2010

Arihia holds tribal affiliations to Whakatohea, Ngai Tai and Tainui, and is in her first term as a Board Member of Te Whakatohea Maori Trust Board. She is and active Trustee of Maori Land Blocks, and holds the Project Managers role for Whakatohea. Her previous work experience spans travel and tourism, and management and policy. [...]

Rachael Trotman

On August 8, 2010

MA Hons (Sociology), Diploma Human Ecology Rachael is Waitakere based and works as a freelance researcher, evaluator and facilitator across a broad range of topics and sectors. With her background in local government and social research and evaluation, Rachael is a generalist whose key interest is the linkages between ecology and social systems, or nature [...]

David Thompson

On August 8, 2010

AM – Jobs Australia David Thompson is CEO of Jobs Australia Limited, the national peak organisation for more than 270 non-profit providers of employment and related services for unemployed people. David is also Chair of the National Roundtable of Nonprofit Organisations Limited; President and Executive member of the Australian Council of Social Services; Chair Jobs [...]

Jess Steele

On August 8, 2010

Development Trusts Association The Development Trusts Association is a dynamic UK-wide movement, bringing together over 450 community-led organisations, which use self-help, social enterprise, and community asset ownership to bring about long-term social, economic and environmental renewal to transform their communities for good. The DTA – in common with many of its members – generates over [...]

John Stansfield

On August 8, 2010

John Stansfield is one of New Zealand’s leading practicing academics in the field of community organisation management. John has had a life sentence in the community and voluntary sector with no time off for good behaviour. As an academic, John was co-founder of the Graduate Diploma in Not-For-Profit Management at Auckland Unitec. He brought together [...]