Michael Norton


Michael Norton OBE is a social innovator and entrepreneur. Through the Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action he develops innovative projects including: a banking system for street children in South Asia; village publishing in India; and Changemakers, YouthBank and MyBnk in the UK which provide opportunities to young people to engage in society. He co-founded UnLtd, to support social entrepreneurs and the International Centre for Social Franchising to help successful projects scale up. He is promoting social enterprise and environmental innovation in China. He writes books on fundraising and everyday activism. He is based in London, and has professorships in social enterprise at universities in China and South Africa.