This is where you will find short descriptions of and links to the many think tank reports and pamphlets I have written since 1996 when Demos published The Self Policing Society and The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur. This section includes reports on the future of banking, education and cities. My most recent report The London Recipe on the future of London can be downloaded here.

Some of the best recipes in the world are made of two simple ingredients: bacon and eggs, fish and ships, tomato and basil, gin and tonic.  It’s not so different with […]

This report reveals, in very practical terms, how the deeply troubled UK financial sector could be transformed by learning from the commercial insurgents banging on the gates of the banking […]

The biggest challenges we face involve more than innovation in products and services. They involve changing entire systems of production, consumption, behaviour and regulation. This disucssion paper sets out some […]

The biggest challenge facing public service innovation is not the creation and development of new ideas. Actually the public sector is rich in new ideas and practices, especially at the […]

The argument of this pamphlet is that we should jettison the assumption that humans are selfish, first and foremost. Instead, we should start from the assumption that most of the […]