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CEO, Future Foundations & Co-Founder, Global Social Leaders


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Jonathan is an award-winning social entrepreneur, who has partnered with Vodafone, McKinsey, and Amazon Web Services to develop transformational employee development programmes supporting young people's life-skills and wellbeing.


He has created youth leadership programmes for the British government, partnered with the LEGO Foundation to develop a programme to foster playful learning and advocacy among young people and worked with Global Action Plan and Persil to pilot and scale a UK schools programme focused on developing compassionate values. 


In 2013, Jonathan co-founded Global Social Leaders, which has equipped over 10,000 young people to deliver 3,500 social action projects in 100 countries responding to the Global Goals.


He is passionate about fostering a community of schools and cross-sector partners, committed to building a global movement of socially conscious young people who are equipped to be leaders in their lives and society. 


He was recognised as global alumnus by Enactus, for the impact he has had on society, and supporting young people to reach their potential.


He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA) and has received a Catalyst Award for Global Social Leaders from the RSA.  

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