Dave Linton

Dave is an innovator, social entrepreneur, thought leader, mentor of social enterprises, motivational speaker and the founder and managing director of award-winning Madlug C.I.C. which won the Social Enterprise UK consumer facing award in 2018.

Prior to beginning his journey with Madlug, Dave was a youth worker for over 20 years. and for the past four years he has also become heavily involved in mentoring and raising awareness of social enterprises.

Following a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign with Madlug over the summer of 2017, Dave was given opportunity to have brunch with Sir Richard Branson in what was a great opportunity to share the story of Madlug with a global business leader. In 2019 Dave went on to win the prestige titles of GBEA Entrepreneur of the year for Northern Ireland and Entrepreneur for Good for the UK.

Dave is extremely passionate about using Madlug to influence a new young generation of social entrepreneurs.