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Philip Colligan
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May 2010

What I do

Philip is the Chief Executive of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Biography

Philip was the Deputy Chief Executive of Nesta and an Executive Director of Nesta’s Innovation Lab.

He built a portfolio of high impact programmes supporting innovations across government, public service reform, healthcare, neighbourhoods, digital technologies, volunteering and philanthropy, and support and finance to social ventures.  

Before joining Nesta Philip worked for the London Borough of Camden and the Home Office.

He has a degree in law from the University of Liverpool and qualifications in management and finance.

Linkedin: Philip Colligan

Twitter: @philipcolligan

There's lots of interesting material in the reports that my colleagues have published today following Nesta's People Powered Health programme, not least the finding that we already know how to save 7% of clinical commissioning budgets. For me it's become a little more personal.
Philip Colligan
Tuesday, 9 April 2013
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Last week Nesta and the RSA published a report by Ben Rogers calling for citizens to be trained in how to stop fights and intervene in anti-social behaviour. As you'd expect, the report generated some interesting debate.
Philip Colligan
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
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One of my favourite things about these amazing Olympics has been the Games Makers. That's the 70,000 or so volunteers that can be seen across Central London and at Olympic venues all over the country.
Philip Colligan
Tuesday, 7 August 2012
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The search is on for more potentially game-changing innovations in giving. This week (29 May) we launched the second open call for ideas for the Innovations in Giving Fund.
Philip Colligan
Friday, 1 June 2012
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Here’s an experiment. Turn to the person next to you and ask them to name an organisation delivering a cutting edge innovation.
Philip Colligan
Thursday, 31 May 2012
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