Lord Victor Adebowale

Social care supremo
Victor Adebowale

Victor has recently stepped down as the CEO of Turning Point, a social enterprise providing health and social care interventions to approximately 100,000 people per year. He also served as a Non-Executive Director on the board of NHS England. Most recently he has been heading up research into the kinds of social investment available for social enterprises.

He has chaired a number of commission reports into: policing; employment; mental health; housing and fairness for The London Fairness Commission; the Metropolitan Police; and for central and local government. He was awarded a CBE for services to the unemployed and homeless people, and became a cross bench peer in 2001.

Victor is a non-Executive Director of the Co-Operative Group, Collaborate CIC and Nuffield Health. He is also the Chair and Co-Founder of Visionable and Founder of Leadership in Mind. He is Chair of Social Enterprise UK and the NHS Confederation.

Victor is a visiting Professor and Chancellor at the University of Lincoln; an honorary member of the Institute of Psychiatry; President of The International Association of Philosophy and Psychiatry and a Governor at The London School of Economics. He also has an MA in Advanced Organisational Consulting from Tavistock Institute and City University.

Victor Adebowale