Sam Johnson is the creator of WeMobilise Ltd, a social enterprise that advises non-profit, corporate groups and government agencies on mobilisation strategies that enable desired social outcomes.
He is most well known for founding the New Zealand Student Volunteer Army that mobilised 11,000 students to clean up Christchurch after the earthquakes and has worked in over 13 countries over the past five years. Most recently he co-created an initiative called “Serve For NZ” which mobilised 5,000 Kiwi’s to further the Anzac spirit by pledging an hour of their time to a volunteer project on Anzac Day.
Sam is a collaborator with Y-Lab from the Foundation for Young Australians and has received the prestigious Young New Zealander of the Year award, named New Zealand’s Communicator of the Year and is #17 on the Readers Digest Most Trusted New Zealanders list.
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