Abhay Adhikari is the founder of Digital Identities - a global programme to develop new models of social impact. The programme has been commissioned by organisations such as the Guardian, Nesta and Google News Initiative. He also leads the Urban Sustainable Development Lab, which has been named one of UK’s 50 New Radical projects by the Observer newspaper. Since 2015, Abhay has co-produced the Swedish Digital Identities Programme to help cultural institutions develop storytelling projects on gender, sustainability and identity. In 2019 he launched Culture Labs to foster community-powered social innovation in cities. The first Lab will be held in Bilbao. Abhay has a research background in biofeedback gaming and has run mindfulness workshops in India, UK and Japan.