Mentors

Cornwall

If you would like to become a mentor and help people to co-develop their ideas, please contact us.

 

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The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) exists to provide training and opportunities to enable people to use their creative and entrepreneurial abilities more fully for social benefit. SSE supports individuals to set up new charities, social enterprises and social businesses across the UK.

www.sse.org.uk

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Boex 3D Creative Solutions is a fresh-thinking, energetic and experienced design company run by twin brothers, Sam and Will Boex.

We are passionate about excellent design and relish the challenge of finding innovative and stylish solutions to complex problems. The way that people view and interact with the environment around them fascinates us – as a result, we are proud to have produced some highly original and award-winning projects across a range of sectors, from furniture design to innovative healthcare interiors.
Established in June 2004 by Sam, who already had a successful 5-year career in the design industry and a 1st-class degree in 3D Design, Boex 3D Creative Solutions has gone from strength to strength. We are passionate about inclusive design, involving
end-users throughout the development process to co-design innovative and intelligent solutions. We are experienced in leading exciting and original participatory workshops with varied client groups of all ages and abilities.

www.boex.co.uk

casper grayCasper is director of design consultancy Wax RDC Ltd, an active member in his local community (Transition Town Farnham; Farnham Local Food; University for the Creative Arts … ) and has presented to groups around the world to help them understand challenges and develop solutions (UK, Ireland, China, Brazil).

Using his design, creative, interpersonal and business expertise, Casper supports community groups, students, entrepreneurs and business to develop their great ideas into practical solutions that are sustainable both financially and environmentally. Casper is experienced as a competition judge of others’ ideas but also presents Wax’s work to clients and ‘Dragons Den’ style panels – placing him as a well-qualified mentor for both you and your ideas.

Casper will work with you to understand and develop your idea into an inspirational success story for you and your local community.

www.wax-rdc.com

Colum Lowe

Following 20 successful years in the creative industries Colum now runs his own London based design management practice BEING where he advises and mentors clients in the public, private and charitable sectors on how best to achieve their corporate goals through the better use of design. His previous roles running leading design agencies and in-house head of design positions at Homebase and the NHS, coupled with an education in both design and business (he holds an MBA from the University of Westminster), give him the perfect skills and experience to understand the potential of design to effect the lives of everyday people and the bottom line of businesses.

www.beingdesign.co.uk

David

David is an urban design /public space planner and designer living in Cornwall. He is an advocate for community planning and facilitates place-making, public space design and housing design and planning and believes in making design understandable, approachable and fun.

Recently involved with designing a slave trade memorial garden in Liverpool, a town centre regeneration plan in Shropshire and on masterplanning rural housing and employment areas in South Devon, David works for clients including local authorities and government and is experienced in team management, community design and pitching of proposals.
He has a family and 2 mad dogs.

www.davidorrconsulting.net