Charles Bicker, MSt. (Cantab), FRSA is an entrepreneur and strategist, writer and speaker, with some 27 years experience of growing organisations and groups to corporate level either in leadership roles or as strategic support. Charles has worked as a serial social entrepreneur for 15 years, leading or chairing well known health organisations such as the iconic and award winning Blackthorn Trust.
Most recently he headed the Innovation for Health project, commissioned by the former Minister of Health & Social Care, which researched and advised on innovation and commissioning with Social Enterprise – one of the outcomes has been The Innovation Consortium CIC.
Charles is that rare animal – a corporate level social entrepreneur who has time for academic and research interests – which he has developed as a member of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge; Charles has a Masters in Social Enterprise & Community Development and has published several papers in this specialised field.
Charles offers strategic support, guest lecturing and keynote speaking specialising in innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth, turnaround, corporate level investments, consortia and shared power structures and governance; cross sector working & policy implementation.