Simon Turner, Head of Incubation, The Melting PotSimon is a basketball coach turned social entrepreneur who re-opened The Crags Centre, a community facility in Edinburgh that had been shut down on 2010.

Simon’s innovative approach has led the Centre to sustainability and a reputation for saying ‘yes’ when other facilities say ‘no’. Simon’s entrepreneurial journey started with a busy shoe-shine stand as a student, followed by a failed attempt at a magazine empire, before finding success with The Crags.

As Head of Incubation at The Melting Pot he supports other entrepreneurs and social enterprises to execute on their ideas.

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