Country Representative, UK
Rob joined Ashoka in 2011. Prior to Ashoka, Rob founded READ International in 2004. READ is a Tanzanian based, university student-volunteer-led organisation which to date has provided over 1.5 million books to schools and created close to 100 school libraries. He now volunteers his time as Chair of the UK board to support READ’s continued growth. Rob has also co-written a book with his wife Nikki about social entrepreneurs in Africa called On the Up. More recently, Rob co-founded and is a trustee of Generation Change, an organisation engaging young people in the UK with high quality youth social action. Rob is a trustee of The Key is E, a charity focused on education and entrepreneurship in Africa. Find Rob on Twitter @Iamrobertwilson and on Linkedin.