Author name: Sir Geoff Mulgan

Geoff Mulgan, Professor at University College London, holds senior roles in government, NGOs, and business. Known for his expertise in institutional design, he has established organizations, overseen venture funds, and shaped global governance for technologies like AI. Currently, he leads the International Public Policy Observatory and chairs the European Commission's 'Whole of Government Innovation' program.

Sir Geoff Mulgan

Designing new public institutions for the UK in the 2020s and beyond

TIAL is collaborating on an event looking at future institutions for the UK on Tuesday, 14th of May.  The event is co-hosted by Geoff Mulgan and Nick Pearce from Bath University, and is being held at the British Academy.  This is a background paper drafted by Geoff Mulgan.  We will add links to other papers linked to the event […]

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Designing new institutions: Ideas and tools for an emergent discipline

This paper describes how new institutions can be designed, proposing elements of a discipline that, like buildings architecture, can bring together theory, practice, interdisciplinarity and critical thought.   Its premise is that the world badly needs new institutions to fill crucial governance gaps – from decarbonisation to mental health, data to AI. These gaps have grown

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