Hilary Cottam

Hilary Cottam
  • Founding Director
    Participle

Studies at Oxford, Sussex and Open universities; PhD in Social Sciences. Until 1995, with World Bank; 1998, Founding Director, Do Tank and School Works, a not-for-profit company specializing in providing low-cost or no-cost solutions to enhance environments of secondary schools. Social entrepreneur, with recent projects including radical rethink of prison system, new services to support an ageing population and work with families in chronic crisis. Recipient of award, UK Designer of the Year (2005).