Gerry Higgins

Founder & MD | SEWF |

Gerry is Founder and Managing Director of SEWF and has nurtured the organisation since the first SEWF event in 2008. Gerry also has a part-time role as Director of International Enterprise at Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS) where he is responsible for internationalisation of Scotland’s social enterprises. As SEWF Managing Director, Gerry is leading a small but committed team to support and strengthen the social enterprise movement and to deliver its ambitious programme to build a global impact economy.

Gerry is also a Director at Social Enterprise UK. He is committed to social justice and has spent over 30 years working in the social enterprise sector to assist individuals, communities and enterprises to fulfil their potential. Gerry was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Social Enterprise UK in 2017.