Stephen Bediako OBE

Stephen is a social entrepreneur who designs and delivers programs and/or organizations that drive purpose and profit primarily around the future of work. Stephen currently plays leadership roles in The Social Innovation Partnership in the UK, Path Group in the United States and Turning Basin Labs in the United States, where he is currently managing director and oversees strategy, worker/employer engagement processes, finances and the development of the organization.

Prior to moving to the United States, he either advised or collaborated with The Greater London Authority, Trust for London, St Giles Trust, The Kauffman Foundation, Women in Prison, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Marks and Spencer’s, Santander, Esmee Fairbairn, The Money Advice Service, The Cabinet Office, Big Lottery, Nesta, Big Society Capital, Hidden Villa, The Covenant Foundation and more. Stephen is a trustee of the Barbican.

Stephen has more than 15 years of experience in strategy, innovation, policy and delivering programs / organizations at early stage, having previously worked at Tribal, Deloitte, iMPOWER, and the Home Office, as well as for Barack Obama’s 2012 Presidential Campaign. He spent time in Africa with The VSO and spent ten years as a school governor and four years as an UpRising mentor for the Young Foundation.