Geof Cox has over 30 years social enterprise development experience.
He specialises in organisational change and restructuring, especially around the transformation of public services and the start or expansion of trading activities by public or voluntary sector bodies. He is regarded as one of the leading UK experts on organisational structures for social enterprise.
He has worked on some of the highest profile public service transformations to social enterprise in recent years, including the largest National Health Service transformation to date (Hull PCT delivery arm to City Health Care Partnership CIC), and his work has been cited as a model of good practice in both BIS and DoH reports, and in a speech by a serving Secretary of State for Trade & Industry.
He has written many published guides and refereed academic papers on social enterprise and the transformation of public and voluntary sector services (see http://www.geofcox.info/publications).He is passionate about social inclusion, and frequently reminded of its importance as the parent of a child with a learning disability.
He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), a Guardian Online contributor, an ACEVO recommended consultant, a director of a number of leading UK social enterprise umbrella bodies, and a director of Social Enterprise Europe, whose French office he currently runs.
Tel: 01225 789135