Sunder Katwala, British Future

Sunder Katwala is the director of British Future, an independent and non-partisan think-tank which works for a confident, inclusive and welcoming Britain, by engaging with people’s hopes and fears about integration and immigration, identity and opportunity, and promoting constructive common ground solutions. Sunder was previously General Secretary of the Fabian Society from 2003 to 2011 and a journalist with The Observer.

NPC Ignites conference session:

A1: Can you trust an expert?
The public is inundated with advice from experts, but it’s said they no longer have confidence in what the experts say. In a world where advice can be crowd-sourced from a person’s peer group, how can the sector get its message across? This session will explore:

  • What does the rise of alternative facts and evidence mean for charities?
  • How we can break ‘group think’ and avoid social tribalism?
  • What can reignite the bonds of trust with the general public?