Stephen Bediako OBE is Executive Chair of The Social Innovation Partnership, a community-engaged team focused on driving inclusive social change. He is also the Co-Founder of the US Bay Area-based Design Studio/Path Group, and the Founder and Managing Director of Turning Basin Labs, a cooperative staffing agency. Stephen is also the Deputy Chair at The Barbican Arts Centre UK, and an Advisor to Guys and St.Thomas' Charity. Stephen also has a passion for racial equity and raising the platform for Black and Minority-led enterprises, and was awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2021 New Years Honours List for Charity and Social Innovation. Stephen previously worked at Tribal, iMPOWER and Deloitte in strategy consulting. Stephen was a Goldman Sachs Small Business Programme graduate in 2014, an UnLtd Big Venture Challenge winner in 2015, a SOCAP scholar in 2017, and a Mayor of London International Programme winner in 2018. Stephen is a graduate of the London School of Economics.
Current position: Founder, Black Global Trust