Gordon Bell is a highly respected figure in the non-profit sector. He is best known for his leadership of the UK debt advice charity, StepChange (formerly Consumer Credit Counselling Service), which he ran for 14 years. Gordon grew StepChange to be the leading debt advice charity in the UK – by the time he left the charity employed over 1,000 staff dedicated to help consumers who need free, effective debt advice. He also has a reputation for innovation and was one of the first to recognise the way on-line technology can be used to help more people in debt.
Gordon also currently chairs Civil Society Media Ltd.