Barry Coleman is executive director of Riders for Health and is the designer of groundbreaking vehicle management systems and the Riders cost-perkilometre calculator. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in developing sustainable and sustained systems for managing motorized transport in hostile conditions. After gaining a postgraduate qualification in law, he worked as a journalist for the Guardian, BBC and Forbes Magazine. He subsequently spent ten years as a communications consultant to industrial, commercial and public service bodies. With his co-founder and wife, Andrea, Barry was selected to join the Schwab Foundation world network of social entrepreneurs in 2004. In 2006 they were recipients of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship and were Ernst & Young UK Social Entrepreneurs of the Year.
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Part of a series on A Special Series from the Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge
October 10, 2013
Riders For Health Thu, March 31, 2011
2011 Skoll Awards For Social Entrepreneurship
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Social entrepreneurs can tap governments to expand impact. Escuela Nueva assisted the Colombian government to debut a new model of teaching more attuned to the needs of rural children and their communities. ...
We're From The Government And We're Here To Help
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