Shaun Loney, Senior Partner of Encompass, is a widely sought-after speaker in the world of social enterprise. He is an Ashoka Fellow, the first on the Canadian Prairies, and Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the year. Shaun has experience in government both as political staff and as a senior civil servant. He has also co-founded and mentored the establishment of 12 different social enterprises including www.buildinc.ca, www.purposeconstruction.ca, www.socialenterprisecentrewpg.org, and www.akienergy.com
Shaun is also the author of three books including An Army of Problem Solvers: Reconciliation and the Solutions Economy, which empowers entrepreneurs to improve Canadian society and has sold over 8,000 copies. His third book, The Beautiful Bailout: How Social Innovation Will Solve Government’s Priciest Issues, was recently published in 2018.