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Positive Money’s Advisory Panel give professional and knowledgeable advice to the organisation in their individual areas of expertise. Our advisors come from diverse backgrounds and hold varied points of view. They don’t always agree, with each other or with us, which we view as a strength, providing us with a wider spectrum of viewpoints and challenging our own ideas and strategy.

 

Fiona Archbold

Fiona Archbold_sqFiona Archbold is the founder and CEO of Tusmor, which fast tracks banking start-ups through the regulatory process, providing expert support and best-of-breed technology. Having delivered two start-up retail banks and a credit union, Tusmor has strong partnerships with complementary and like-minded organisations motivated to re-invent the customer proposition bringing innovation and competition to the market. Show More...

 

Prof Ole Bjerg

Ole Bjerg_sqOle Bjerg is an Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School. He is the author of Parallax of Growth – The Philosophy of Ecology and Economy (Polity Press 2016), Making Money – The Philosophy of Crisis Capitalism (Verso 2014), Poker – The Parody of Capitalism (Umich Press 2011) as well as the three books in Danish including one on money and monetary reform. Ole Bjerg is also the co-founder of Positive Money’s Danish sister organization Gode Penge.

 

Prof Victoria Chick

Victoria Chick_sqVictoria Chick, Emeritus Professor of Economics at University College London, is one of the world’s leading scholars of Keynes and monetary economics. Her seminal work, Macroeconomics After Keynes: A Reconsideration of The General Theory, was described by the Cambridge Keynes scholar Geoff Harcourt as the most important economics book after the General Theory. She was Bundesbank Guest-Professor at the Free University of Berlin Show More...

 

Frances Coppola

Frances Coppola_sqFrances Coppola is the author of the Coppola Comment finance and economics blog, a contributor to Forbes and the Financial Times, and an occasional blogger for Open Democracy and other publications.  She is currently Managing Editor of an important content marketing campaign for a major financial institution with Contently.com and from April 2013 to May 2015, she was Associate Editor of the online finance and economics magazine Pieria. Frances previously spent 17 years working in retail and investment banking. Show More...

 

Tony Greenham

Tony Greenham_sqTony leads the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing programme at the RSA. He is a chartered accountant and former investment banker with experience both in business and in the NGO sector, and is a regular media commentator on economic issues, in particular banking and finance. He was previously Head of Finance and Business at the New Economics Foundation and is author and co-author of many books and reports on economic reform including best-selling economic textbook, Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system, Show More...

 

Prof Joseph Huber

Joseph Huber_sqJoseph Huber is professor of economic sociology the chair of economic and environmental sociology at Martin-Luther-University, Halle, Germany. He has written influential papers on monetary policy, for instance “Seigniorage Reform and Plain Money”. Before tenure, he earned his living as a writer and policy advisor to various governments. From the 1980s on he has been a main proponent of ecological modernisation strategies. In the 1980s a pioneer of green-ethical banking, he developed a new approach to monetary reform in the 1990s. Show More...

 

Prof Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson_sqTim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP). He also holds a Professorial Fellowship on Prosperity and Sustainability in the Green Economy (PASSAGE) funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Tim’s research interests focus on the complex relationship between economic growth, wellbeing and sustainability. Between 2004 and 2011, he was Economics Commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development Commission, where his work culminated in the publication of his controversial book Prosperity without Growth Show More...

 

Prof Steve Keen

Steve Keen_sqSteve Keen is the Professor of Economics and Head of the School of Economics, Politics and History at Kingston University, London. He is a prominent critic of conventional economics. Steve’s dynamic approach to economics, in which banks, debt and money play an integral role, meant that he was one of a handful of economists to predict the 2007 financial crisis. His book, Debunking Economics, explains the many logical and empirical flaws in mainstream (and Marxian) economics without using mathematics. It has been translated into Chinese, French and Spanish. Steve also has about 70 other academic publications.

 

Eric Lonergan

Eric Lonergan_sqEric Lonergan is a macro hedge fund manager, economist, and writer. His most recent book is Money (2nd ed) published by Routledge. He has written for Foreign Affairs, The Financial Times, and The Economist. He also advises governments and policymakers. He first advocated expanding the tools of central banks to including cash transfers to households in the Financial Times in 2002. In December 2008, he advocated the policy as the most efficient way out of recession post-financial crisis, contributing to a growing debate over the need for ‘helicopter money’. Show More...

 

Dr. Johnna Montgomerie

Johnna MontgomerieDr. Johnna Montgomerie is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the Deputy Director of the Political Economy Research Centre and teaches on the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) degree. Her research interests are in finance-led growth, debt and the household sector. Prior to joining Goldsmiths she was a research fellow at the Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) which pioneered the study of financialisation. Her current work seeks to develop new possible economic futures.

 

Dr Josh Ryan-Collins

Josh Ryan-Collins_sqDr Josh Ryan-Collins is an economist and Associate Director of the Economy and Finance program at the New Economics Foundation, one of the UK’s leading think tanks.  His research interests focus on money, credit, banking, land and housing. He is lead author of a bestselling guide to the monetary system, Where Does Money Come From?  which is used as a textbook in a number of universities in the UK and U.S.  He is also a co-founder and former Director of the ‘Brixton Pound’ local currency in South London.  Josh has a PhD in economics from the University of Southampton Show More...

 

John Sharkey

John Sharkey_sqJohn Sharkey has spent most of his commercial life in communications businesses. He was joint managing director of Saatchi and Saatchi UK, founded and ran his own advertising agency and was chair of various other communications and recruitment enterprises. He became strategic communications advisor to Nick Clegg in 2007 and was chair of the party’s general election campaign in 2010. He is a trustee of the Hansard Society, a governor of the Institute for Government, a founding director of the New City Agenda think-tank and chair of Show More...

 

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