Simon Teasdale is Professor of Public Policy and Organisations and Social Innovation Change Leader at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and has responsibility for developing a social innovation culture across GCU. Simon is Associate Editor of Social Enterprise Journal and has sat on various government and academic committees. He recently designed Glasgow Caledonian University’s pioneering MSc Social Business and Microfinance programme and teaches the module Global Social Entrepreneurship. His research draws upon a range of qualitative and quantitative methods and has been funded by bodies such as the Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council and the OECD. His work on public policies and social enterprise has been published in journals such as Economy and Society, Housing Studies, Organization and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship.