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Dr Jonathan Rowson

Dr Jonathan Rowson

Director, Perspectiva

Jonathan is the former Director of the RSA Social Brain Centre and the author of a range of influential RSA reports on behaviour change, climate change and spirituality.

He has degrees spanning a range of human sciences from Oxford, Harvard and Bristol and approaches research and innovation challenges from a trans-disciplinary perspective. He is also a writer, chess Grandmaster and former British Champion (2004–6). 

Jonathan is Director of Perspectiva – a new research institute that examines the relationship between complex global challenges and the inner lives of human beings.