Dr Keston Perry is lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England, Bristol. As a political economist, his work centres on the sources of institutional and economic change and how marginalized social groups transform their societies. He has published on industrial policy, economic development, climate justice, global finance with particular reference to resource wealthy countries. His work appears in a number of international academic journals including the Cambridge Journal of Economics and Energy Research and Social Science. His scholarship addresses the legacies of colonialism, neoliberalism, climate reparations and the need to de-centre economic thought/praxis from imperialism. He is currently writing a book on the role of global finance in transforming resource-based industrialization in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has served as an external advisor for the United Nations Development Programme and recently completed a policy report on climate reparations for the UN Association of the UK.