Charlie Hopkinson ©

Hilary is an internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur whose work in Britain and around the world has focused on collaborative and affordable solutions to some of the greatest social challenges of our time: challenges such as ageing, loneliness, chronic disease, good work and inequality.

Speaking Hilary’s TED talk on how we can change our social services has had over 700,000 views.  Hilary speaks regularly to public and professional audiences around the world, drawing on the human stories behind her work to inspire others who are also seeking to make lasting systemic change.

Writing Hilary’s book Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us & Revolutionise the Welfare State was published by Virago LittleBrown in June 2018.

Practice  Hilary is continuing to work with communities and government organisations in the UK and Europe, supporting others to grow and extend an approach to social change which puts capability, relationships and deep human connection at its heart.

Hilary holds a PhD in social sciences.  She lives in London.