Professor Mike Savage


Mike Savage is Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. He loves to enthuse people with ideas from social science, and his award-winning work with the BBC on the Great British Class Survey has attracted interest across the world.

At the LSE Mike is co-director of the International Inequalities Institute which is leading the major Atlantic Fellowship Programme in Social & Economic Equity which seeks to challenge inequality across the globe.

Mike is passionate about the power of research and is a trustee of The Young Foundation to energise the interaction between ideas and social change. He has a great loyalty to the community studies tradition in which The Young Foundation is a central player.