Alex Bell - SAAS
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Alex Bell

Co-Founder - Wider Purpose

Alex Bell FRSA FCCT is co-founder of with Mark Topley. Wider Purpose runs bespoke social responsibility (CSR) -based leadership programmes for UK school trusts. 


Alex is also coach to the 45+ school ambassadors of the programme in East London designed to challenge racism through conversation and curriculum. 


He is a former headteacher and currently the director of with 2,500+ hours of leadership & innovation coaching experience and seven years of bespoke vision-to-strategy consultancy for government agencies and education institutions, in the UK and globally. 


He was named global ambassador of the year for 2020 for the education innovation catalysts and is co-founder of the non-profit named as one of the top 100 education innovations in the world in 2020 and 2021 by HundrED and Forbes. 


Alex is also co-founder of cited by UNESCO, the OECD and finalist in the British Council global ELTon awards 2021.


 In 2020 and 2021 he convened the global roundtable for


Alex is co-founder and lead coach on the Eden Project’s Changemakers sustainability international leadership programme and in collaboration with TED-prize & multi-award winning art activist, JR Artist, curated an exhibition of portraits of 50 global changemakers in education for sustainable development at the Eden Project biomes, Cornwall in September 2021


 He is co-founder and curator of  the world’s first free online film festival exploring the intersection of education, youth voice and racial-justice. 


Alex is co-founder of global innovation , running related leadership development programmes for schools on and offline throughout the year. 


He is also co-founder of , the organisational-culture development agency based on the acclaimed book The Power of Us by David Price MBE and is co-author of the forthcoming sequel. 


For a full list of Alex’s recent and current projects see


Sessions by Alex Bell

Day 1 - November 17, 2021
2:40 pm - 3:25 pm
The Place of Schools & Trusts: Civic Duty, Public Image and Corporate Social Responsibility