Andy Turner has co-founded and established various community development initiatives, projects and organisations across England that work to tackle disadvantage. He works with people, groups and organisations to develop practical responses to poverty and powerlessness, and improve the quality of life locally.
He is a writer, and a researcher at Goldsmiths University Centre for Community Engagement Research and he sits on the board of various civil society organisations.
For years he worked as a cartoonist with various local newspapers – he still loves to doodle. Andy lives in Hackney.