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Mel Young MBE is the President and co-founder of the Homeless World Cup, an organisation established to use sport as a mechanism to create change. He is a globally-recognised social entrepreneur, who co-founded The Big Issue in Scotland in 1993, the International Network of Street Papers (INSP) in 1995 and Social Entrepreneurs Network Scotland (Senscot) in 1999. He is a Schwab Fellow of the World Economic Forum, was named a Senior Fellow by Ashoka in 2014 and is the recipient of the 2016 Jackie Robinson Humanitarian Award. Mel is Chair of sportscotland, the National Agency for Sport.