Andy Coxall - TEDxLondon

Andy Coxall

Social anthropologist, youth mentor and youth leadership advocate

Andy is a half English, half Japanese social anthropologist who has travelled and worked across over 50 countries. He is passionate about developing young people with the cultural intelligence to lead and to thrive in an increasingly global world. Andy’s volunteer work in Peru and, closer to home, as a mentor in his local London borough has had a tremendous impact on multiple individuals. But it’s his work with Common Purpose that has had the biggest impact: here Andy aims to develop a next generation of leaders who can cross boundaries. Andy’s work with universities globally has seen more than 5,000 young people from all over the world graduate from their leadership programmes.

If you could change one thing about the world through your work, what would it be?

Ensuring all young people get the chance to live their leadership potential.

We are beyond borders

“I wasn’t expecting to feel so emotional today about real life stories. It was very, very powerful. Just get out there and talk to people. Get out of your comfort zone. Be more generous.”

– TEDxLondonSalon attendee

Favourite TED Talk:

Tanya Streeter
TEDxAustin 2012

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