ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Stewart Wallis is a business manager and advocate for transition to a new economic system. He worked for Oxfam from 1992 to 2002, for which he was awarded an OBE. From 2003 to 2016, he was Executive Director of the New Economics Foundation.
Stewart Wallis joined The New Economics Foundation as Executive Director in 2003. His interests include global governance, functioning of markets, links between development and environmental agendas, the future of capitalism and the moral economy.
Stewart graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. His career began in marketing and sales with Rio Tinto Zinc followed by a Masters Degree in Business and Economics at London Business School. He spent seven years with the World Bank in Washington DC working on industrial and financial development in East Asia. He then worked for Robinson Packaging in Derbyshire for nine years, the last five as Managing Director, leading a successful business turnaround.
Stewart joined Oxfam in 1992 as International Director with responsibility, latterly, for 2500 staff in 70 countries and for all Oxfam’s policy, research, development and emergency work worldwide. He was awarded the OBE for services to Oxfam in 2002.
AN EXCERPT FROM THE UPCOMING BOOK
A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life
"This book is a warning. At the same time, it is a vision of the way forward for
humanity to survive. It is mostly about the good news. We have all the technologies we need to make a good start at crafting a life of dignity and quality for all people on earth, and even, if we choose this route, for an increasing population and economic growth."
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