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Adam Lent

Director for Research and innovation, Ashoka Europe, Ashoka


Adam is European Director for Research and Innovation at Ashoka. He is developing and implementing Ashoka's vision of a world in which everyone can be a Changemaker. Before joining Ashoka in May 2015, Adam was Director of the Action an Research Centre at the Royal Society of Arts in London. Prior to the RSA, Adam was Head of Economics for the Trades Union Congress (TUC), an experience which he credits with giving him a 'doctorate in politics and campaigning'. His latest book, "Small is Powerful: why the era of big business, big government and big culture is over (and why it's a good thing" is due to be published in early 2016. He combines a deep understanding of how the world is changing, together with practical entrepreneurship in social innovation.

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