"Andrea Westall is a Strategy and Policy Consultant, and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the OU in the Department of Law and Business. She has previously been Deputy and Acting Director at the New Economics Foundation, Director of a Policy Unit at the London Business School, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research and Head of One Planet Economy at WWF. She has also worked in publishing, television and journalism.
"Andrea was a founding member of the Social Enterprise Coalition (now Social Enterprise UK), written a variety of books and articles, and has been a member of, or chaired, various government groups or Commissions on the third sector and business policy. Most recently she has been an international member of a Taskforce looking at the links, conflicts and synergies between social development and environmental protection in China. Her main areas of interest and impact include policy (social enterprise and third sector, business, innovation and science policy, and local economic development), as well as decision-making, governance and participation (recently becoming an accredited mediator, and editing an e-book on Revisiting Associative Democracy)."
Resources and articles
- Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development People, organizational web page, accessed February 1, 2013.