Viki Cooke

Viki Cooke

BritainThinks UK

Biography

Viki Cooke is Co-Founder and Chair of BritainThinks,  one of the UK’s leading insight and strategy consultancies.  Viki has led the business to becoming a B Corp and employee owned.

Viki has a track record for innovation having pioneered deliberative research methods in the UK – she has been involved in delivering the UK’s first Citizens’ Jury, first Citizens’ Forum and first Citizens’ Summit.  Viki is passionate about involving citizens in informed, influential and inspiring debates about the issues that impact on them.

Viki is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a CMI Companion.  She is a Trustee of The Climate Group, a Non-Executive Director of Blakeney Group, a member of the Net Zero Building Council and newly appointed Vice Chair of Q. She is former Chair of Hubbub Foundation and, until, January 2020 she was Vice Chair and Pro Chancellor of the University of Warwick.