Toby Johnson

Toby Johnson


"I believe that having control over one’s working life brings major benefit to human beings, and that collective and inclusive forms of enterprise are vital to increasing wellbeing and social progress."




Belgium - Brussels Region


Expert on inclusive and social entrepreneurship


Chaussée de Waterloo 189, boîte 14
B-1060 Bruxelles

+32 2 538 2646
My Affiliation with COPIE: 

I monitor COPIE on behalf of the European Commission

I am Member of the Working Group(s) or have participated in: 


The two most relevant Topics within COPIE for my work are: 

- Diagnostic & benchmarking tool
- Wikipreneurship knowledge base

Description of the Organisation / Region i am working for: 

AEIDL is the European Association for Information on Local Development. It believes that:

More than ever, it is our conviction that local initiative, citizen involvement, solidarity between local areas, in Europe and elsewhere, and the evolution of new forms of multi-level and multi-stakeholder governance can all contribute to renewing the Europe we love - a Europe rich in diversity, open to the world, and striving for a better balance between the needs of society, the environment and the economy.”

(preface to 2010 annual report by Jean-Pierre Pellegrin, President)

It promotes its values through work at EU level for numerous clients including the European Commission.