Liam co-founded Wavelength in 2008 with the goal of ‘changing the world for the better through business’. Before that he had a 15 year career as a CEO, latterly with the Jamie Oliver Group.
He helped design and advises two investment funds: IVUK and Ignite which between them are investing £60 million in social innovation in Britain.
Liam is the author of There’s No Business Like Social Business (2004) and The Social Entrepreneur’s A to Z: On Anxiety, Leadership and Getting Enough Sleep (2014) which draws together the advice he gives the many young entrepreneurs with whom he engages around the world.
Wondering how you can be a more effective leader of your social venture? In the latest in his occasional series of letters to a young social entrepreneur, Liam Black offers some pointers for your new year's resolutions.
In the latest in his occasional series of letters to a young social entrepreneur, Liam Black (whose job title is chief encouragement officer) offers advice to social entrepreneurs on how to get through when times are tough.
“Innovation is merely creative masturbation” – Liam Black writes candidly about turning creative ideas into tangible business opportunities in the next extract of his book The Social Entrepreneur’s A to Z.
Whether you need someone experienced to go to for advice on business basics or someone to prop you up when you’re feeling vulnerable, mentors can be fundamental as you build your career. Liam Black reflects on his.