Martin Simon is social innovator, author and community organiser. He is a Senior Associate at Nurture Development, the leading UK Consultants and Trainers in Asset Based Community Development. He was the founder of Timebanking in the UK and co-director of ABCD Europe. He is passionate about participation, mutuality and social justice  and is a long standing pioneer of strengths based approaches to how people effect social change. He is recognised internationally as a pioneer of the co-production of public services and as a leader of a social movement that is now active across 33 countries.