Nick McGirl

Co-founder | ChangemakerXchange / The Possibilists | Germany

Has co-founded and led a number of global organisations, partnerships and communities at the intersection of social innovation and youth. Co-founder of ChangemakerXchange, one of the world’s top communities of young social entrepreneurs; Co-initiated ‘The Possibilists’, a deep study of 1,000 young changemakers and a coalition of 15 youth social innovation organisations. Supported re-launch of Ashoka in Turkey and initiated an alliance of organisations aiming to transform education in the country and an online platform hosting shareable best practices in education which cultivate 21st-century skills. Worked on one of the world’s first social impact bonds with young offenders in London for Catch22. Worked on the first pilot of the International Citizen Service, a flagship program of DFID in the UK, engaging youth from disadvantaged backgrounds in international development.