Joseph 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.
He and James Robertson co-authored Creating New Money in 2000 (seigniorage reform in favour of sovereign money) on behalf of NEF. He is a founder of the german initiative for a monetary reform Monetative.