Biography

Advocacy and Influencing Lead at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance.  Over eight years experience as a policy wonk and researcher with Oxfam GB. PhD in Political Science, Senior Visiting Researcher University of Strathclyde and Honorary Professor University of the West of Scotland. Latest book “The Economics of Arrival” published in January 2019.

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COVID-19 is a horrible global crisis.  Yet, like previous horrible global crises, including WWI and WWII, it also presents an opportunity and an obligation to rebuild our global society to adapt to changing conditions. The question is: what kind of change trajectory do we want? One comparable to WWI’s vindictive Treaty of Versailles or one …

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Introduction In the last 50 years, the biosphere, upon which humanity depends, has been altered to an unparalleled degree[i]. The current economic model relying on fossil resources and addicted to “growth at all costs” is putting at risk not only life on our planet, but also the world’s economy. The need to react to the […]

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