Frances Westley

Event Type: Keynote speech

When: August 22, 5 pm

Venue: Hörsalen, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern

Frances Westley is one of the internationally leading and most experienced scientists in the field of transformation. She is much appreciated inside and outside academia for her deep and practical insights on transformation in relation to the global challenges.


Her research focuses on the dynamics of social innovation, and institutional entrepreneurship in complex adaptive systems. She is also one of the principle leads behind Social Innovation Generation, a Canadian wide initiative in social innovation.

Frances serves on numerous advisory and editorial boards and was previously director at Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has held the position of James McGill Professor of Strategy at McGill University’s Faculty of Management.

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