We are So-mo and we help people achieve social change through
engagement, collaboration and events

About us

We are a social innovation and engagement company that helps government, public, private and 3rd sector organisations to engage, innovate and problem solve.


The Team

We are a small team with a social conscience.  Every one of us is driven to continuously deliver outstanding work that inspires and ultimately exceeds...


Who we work with

So-Mo has worked with a diverse range of clients ranging from government, local authorities, NHS organisations, police, RSLs, and third sector organisations across the country.



    So-Mo Approved to Provide a Big Assist to Infrastructure Organisations

    So-Mo’s ability to support infrastructure organisations to improve their effectiveness has been recognised by NCVO, and we are now a fully approved Big Assist provider.

    By David Waterfall


    Gobal Gov Jam or.. My first day at work

    Jaspreet Purewal joined the team on a recent trip to Leeds – her first day in So-mo involved skypes with Greek collaborators, Lego & a rather confusing global challenge! With a 48 hour window to collectively produce creative answers to some big public sector challenges the So-Mo team had their work cut out. Global Gov

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    By Jaspreet Purewal


    Meet Esko Reinikainen: heretic, hero & Shakespeare’s fool !

    Esko co-founded The Satori Lab back in 2013 as a way to ‘fix’ government and public services. He also helps organisations navigate change, particularly the complex transitions required when society undergoes a transformational paradigm shift, in this case from the Information Age to the Networked Age.

    By Nicola Wass


    Cycle for 20 – A great Liverpool Community

    So-mo’s John didn;t get to go on our twenty effect bike ride but he was there on the day and now understand’s why our cycling community is so passionate about 20mph!

    By John Callaghan


    Driving down speeds – how Liverpool is using the wisdom of crowds to change behaviour

    Changing behaviour takes more than just a cleverly crafted marketing campaign. So-mo’s Nicola Wass explains how we are all influenced by others in more ways than you’d think

    By Nicola Wass

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    What is an Unconference?

    An unconference is an event with no pre-planned agenda. They’re sometimes also called ‘openspace events’ ‘bar camps’ or just ‘camps’. They are a great way for people with common interests to come together to share information and develop ideas so here’s everything you need to know before going!

    By John Callaghan