BEER I AM Podcast Nr. 19 Rob Wilson / Toast Brewery

Andries de Groen Introduction

 Rob Wilson is our September podcast guest, he's the CEO of Toast Ale and Chief Toaster and he's come on Beer I Aam to tell us his incredible story. It turns out that his company makes beer with bread to help with food waste, but this social entrepreneurship is nothing new for Rob, he's founded social change organizations and various businesses over the years. He ran Ashoka Fellow UK before joining Toast Ale, a company that supports entrepreneurs to scale systemchanging businesses. 

In 2004 he founded READ InternaIonal, a Tanzanian student volunteer-led development organization which, to date, has provided over 1.5 million books to school children and created 100 school libraries. In 2012 he co-founded Generation Change, a partnership of the UK's leading youth social action organizations, which helps 600,000 young people a year to take positive action in their local communiIes. He has also recently co-founded the youth-led campaign Undivided, a non-partisan campaign set up to get the best possible Brexit deal for young people. And if that wasn't enough, in 2011 he co-authored, with his wife Nikki, a book on social entrepreneurship in Africa called On the Up. 

So lot`s to talk about with Rob. Listen to the podcast on your favorit podcast channel.