Chris Gourlay

Founder and CEO, Spacehive

Chris Gourlay launched Spacehive in 2012 as a social business to stimulate new sources of funding and creativity for the civic environment. Since then the platform has helped to deliver a diverse mix of projects across the UK – from a new community centre in Wales to a giant waterslide in the middle of a Bristol high street. He has won awards for Spacehive from the Big Venture Challenge, Nesta, UnLtd, Deloitte and Downing Street.

Chris was part of the 2016 Global Urban Innovators cohort.