Charles Leadbeater is one of the world’s leading experts on innovation in companies, cities and culture, whose TED talks on innovation have been downloaded by more than 1.5m people. Described by the Financial Times as the UK’s leading innovation expert and ranked by Accenture as one of the world’s leading management thinkers, he has written a string of bestselling books. His work with the Centre for London includes The London Recipe and Hollow Promise.