Simon Harger-Forde

Simon Harger-Forde

Founder and leader of Innovate Change (New Zealand) 

Simon is the founder and leader of innovate change – a social change agency that uses creative and participatory approaches to build social connectedness.  He has played a key role in the development of social innovation in Aotearoa New Zealand over the past six years. 

He brings significant experience in social marketing, design thinking, youth health and development, social and health care policy, planning and strategy. He has worked in the health and social sectors in New Zealand and the UK in policy, senior planning and funding roles and as a clinician and manager in youth health, public health and primary care services for 20 years.