Chair, Solidarity Economy Association
Colm is a father of two, a digital tool maker and animation industry veteran, with a long term interest in alternative economics. He has been a social justice activist for most of his adult life, with a particular interest in migrant justice and Middle East solidarity.
Colm co-founded the Institute for Solidarity Economics in Oxford in 2014, which became the Solidarity Economy Association in 2017. He’s a supporter member and volunteers three days a week for us, as well as serving as Chair on our board of directors. He has worked on all aspects of our activity, but now focuses on research and education.
This introductory session will provide an overview of “the mapping project” in which Louis Cousin from Cooperatives Europe will lead a discussion about the mapping objectives and the challenges many groups have already experienced when trying to “map the ecosystem”. The overview will feature presentations and introductions from Colm Massey from the Solidarity Economy Association; […]
Following on from the introductory session on the Main stage Louis Cousin from Cooperatives Europe will lead a working session on mapping the cooperative / solidarity ecosystem. This collaborative working session will feature input from Colm Massey from the Solidarity Economy Association; Laura James Co-founder at Digital Life Collective; Tom Ivey from domains.coop; and the audience – […]