Fergus Turner

Programme Lead: Systems Innovation at the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town

Fergus Turner is the programme lead for the Systems Justice Innovation portfolio at the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) where his work includes convening collective impact processes for systems change, teaching and training for entrepreneurship incubators in emerging economies, and designing innovation labs to catalyze new ways of meeting systemic socio-economic and climate injustice with pragmatism and ingenuity. He is interested in research and practice in the fields of social innovation, systems change, climate justice and systems entrepreneurship. Fergus manages Bertha Centre’s Scholarship Programme. Fergus holds a Masters in Inclusive Innovation Studies at the Graduate School of Business where he focused on action research in the cultural sector and creative economies. Fergus, an alum of 2019’s Systems Change and Social Impact Executive Education course, continues to apply systems thinking and systems change frameworks and tools in his work at the Bertha Centre.