Dan has a considerable range of
experience of funding and financing mutual and social enterprises,
through developing policy at the highest level and delivering in
practice at the grassroots. He has worked for the Treasury,
Futurebuilders England, the Cabinet Office and in delivering the
Department of Health’s Social Enterprise Investment Fund at Local
Partnerships. He has also worked in France and Germany, and in Brussels
on Corporate Social Responsibility. He founded the world's first pop-up
think tank - POPse!
Dan has led the
development of a number of pioneering developments in practice,
including supporting business planning and development of around 50
Right to Request staff-led public sector ‘spin-outs'. He authored The Right to Run, a practical
guide for public sector staff thinking about setting up a mutual or
social enterprise, the NCVO Commission’s Report on Tax Incentives for
Social Investment, HM Treasury’s Guidance to Funders and Purchasers and
Cabinet Office’s Consultation on the Social Investment Bank.
has recently been working at a policy level on behalf of NCVO,
ClearlySo, Social Enterprise UK, ResPublica, NCVYS and Social Finance.
He has worked on the practical challenges facing spin-outs with Mutual
Ventures, the Baxi Partnership and Stepping Out. He works at a more
local level with Meanwhile Space CIC, Pop-Up Bristol, Wiltshire Councils
and youth charities. He is also part of a TSRC-funded academic team
exploring the nature of innovation in public service spin-outs.
ResPublica Research Associate Dan Gregory writes for Social Enterprise
Dan Gregory and Kate Swade on how to make better use of our assets
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