Purpose and Profit: The Essentials of Social Business is taught by some of the world’s foremost authorities in social business, entrepreneurship and finance, in social policy and economics, and in leadership and organisational change.
Professor Chambers is the director of the Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship at LSE and founder of Skoll World Forum. A renowned expert in social entrepreneurship, Stephan sits on the advisory board of Princeton University Press and is a Senior Research Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford where he was also the Director of the MBA programme at Saïd Business School. Find out more here
Julian Le Grand is one of the world’s leading authorities in social policy and a principal architect of the UK’s public service reforms, empowering users and introducing contestability into health care and education. Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at LSE, he was also a senior policy advisor to former Prime Minister, Tony Blair. He was awarded a knighthood in the 2015 New Year's Honour's list for services to social sciences and public service. Find out more here
Dr Jonathan Roberts is the Teaching Director and Senior Lecturer in Practice at the Marshall Institute. Recipient of the Titmuss Prize for his PhD in Social Policy at LSE, his research spans motivations and altruism, trust in public services, and the role of social enterprises and mutual organisations in public service delivery. Jonathan’s work has been published in leading social policy, education, sociology and public administration journals. He leads the development of teaching activities at the Marshall Institute. Find out more here
Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, a technology for social impact advisory firm. An expert in innovative finance, impact investing and technology for impact, she is a visiting fellow at Marshall Institute. Aunnie began her career in impact investing in 2010 and has worked with start-ups, intermediaries, funds, family offices, foundations, corporates and governments across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Her work has been published by leading organisations such as the World Economic Forum and is available to the public as a Massive Open Online Course on Coursera.