Keir McCluskey

2018/19 Fellow

Keir co-founded Square Circle, a venture which helps employers learn from and hire underestimated young people.

Keir was a 2018/19 Fellow. His frontline placement was with South Quay College and his consulting project was advising Tower Hamlets Council. He was mentored by Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang.

Keir first developed a passion for community-led work at university in Glasgow, where he coordinated grassroots projects to improve environmental practices on campus. After graduating, he spent four years developing and growing impactful social initiatives, including a year of frontline work at Simon Community Scotland, Scotland’s largest homelessness charity, supporting people sleeping rough on the streets of Glasgow. Keir believes in a “Think Global, Act Local” approach to social business, using the power of local communities to affect global change.