Ann Pettifor

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Ann Pettifor "is executive director of Advocacy International, which undertakes research and advises governments and organisations on matters relating to international finance and sustainable development. Advocacy International has advised, inter alia, the Nigerian, Guyanese, Ethiopian, Norwegian and British governments as well as prominent NGOs. Ann also advises a large group of British churches on their climate change campaign, Operation Noah.

"In the 1990s Ann helped design and lead an international campaign, Jubilee 2000, which succeeded in persuading world leaders to cancel $100bn of debt owed by 42 countries, and became a valuable template for a number of subsequent campaigns.

"Ann has served on the board of the UN's Human Development Report on the MDGs, is a member of the high level group of the Helsinki Process, and is senior associate of the New Economics Foundation (NEF).

"As well as campaigning and advocacy she is a regular contributor to debates about international finance and has at lectured at the UN, the London Business School and the LSE. She is the author of numerous articles and books and is a co-author of the Green New Deal (NEF, 2008), a set of policies to deal with threats posed by the Credit Crunch, Peak Oil and Climate Change." [1]

"Ann is a leading author and commentator on economic affairs. She is the executive director of Advocacy International, which undertakes research and advises governments and organisations on matters relating to international finance and sustainable development, and a founder-member of the Green New Deal Group. She is also Campaigns Director at Operation Noah, a faith-driven climate change campaign group...

"Ann has received the Pax Christi International Peace Prize and has a honourary doctorate from the University of Newcastle. She was born in South Africa." [2]

"In 2006 Palgrave published her book: “The coming first world debt crisis”. In 2008 she co-authored “The Green New Deal” and in 2010 co-authored an essay with Professor Victoria Chick: “The economic consequences of Mr. Osborne.”" [3]

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  1. Advisory Board, Sandbag Climate Campaign, accessed July 20, 2010.
  2. Anne Pettifor, New Economics Foundation, accessed October 31, 2011.
  3. Experts, Prime Economics, accessed November 24, 2011.
  4. Centre for Labour and Social Studies National Advisory Panel, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.