Getting it Together: Dr Geoff Mulgan
This is an Australian Fabians event.
The Australian Fabian Society and the Agenda Committee of the Australian Labor Party (Victorian Branch) invite ALP Policy Committee Members and Australian Fabian Society Members to this very special briefing.
GETTING IT TOGETHER:
Geoff Mulgan is Director of the UK
In September 2004 Geoff Mulgan CBE took over as director of the UK's Institute of Community Studies. He has also become a visiting professor at LSE and UCL, and a senior fellow at the Australia New Zealand School of Government.
Between 1997 and 2004 he had a number of roles in government: he established and directed the government's Strategy Unit and served as head of policy in the Prime Minister's office. Before that he was founder and director of Demos, described by the Economist as the UK's most influential think-tank; chief adviser to Gordon Brown MP; a consultant and lecturer in telecommunications; and an investment executive. He began his career in local government in London.
He has been a reporter for BBC TV and radio and a columnist for national newspapers including the Guardian and Independent. He is a World Economic Forum Global Leader of Tomorrow, and was ranked in 2004 as one of the UK's 100 leading public intellectuals. He has lectured in over 30 countries.
His most recent book is Connexity (Harvard Business Press and Jonathon Cape, 1998). Previous books include: Life After Politics (Harper Collins, 1997), Politics in an antipolitical age (Polity, 1994); Communication and Control: networks and the new economies of communication (Blackwells, 1991); Saturday Night or Sunday Morning (Comedia, 1987). He has two books forthcoming in 2005/6: Good and Bad Power; and The Art of Public Strategy.
He is profiled in two recent books ' "The New Alchemists' by Charles Handy (Hutchinson, 1999) and "Visionaries' by Jay Walljasper (Utne Books, USA, 2001).
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