Guest blogger

Philip Colligan



Join Date

May 2010

What I do

Philip is the Chief Executive of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.


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

Last Friday saw the close of the first round of applications for the Innovation in Giving Fund - a £10m fund established by the Office for Civil Society and NESTA - to invest in new ideas with the potential to bring about a significant uplift in giving and exchange of time, assets, skills, resources and money to achieve social goals.
Philip Colligan
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
The 17 community organisations involved in our Neighbourhood Challenge programme have posted their first blogs and we’ve awarded some fun prizes for the best ones.
Philip Colligan
Friday, 15 April 2011
Like many of the best innovations, first aid training was a simple concept with a powerful impact – equip people with the skills to help out other people.
Philip Colligan
Tuesday, 23 November 2010