Professor Vicky Pryce
chief economic adviser and board member, Centre for Economics and Business Research; author, Women vs Capitalism
Professor Vicky Pryce is a board member of the Centre for Economics and Business Research and sits on the Economic Advisory Group of the British Chambers of Commerce and on the advisory board of OMFIF, the central banking think tank. She was previously senior managing director at FTI Consulting, director-general for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and deputy and then joint head of the UK Government’s Economic Service at the time of the Stern climate change review.
Before that, she was a partner at KPMG and held senior economic positions in banking and the oil sector. She has held a number of academic posts and is a fellow and council member of the Academy of Social Sciences, a companion of the British Academy of Management and a fellow of the Society of Business Economists. She is also co-founder of GoodCorporation, a company set up to advise on corporate social responsibility,including on the environmental impact of business.
Her recent books include Redesigning Manufacturing (Routledge 2015); Why Women Need Quotas (Biteback 2015); Greekonomics (Biteback 2013); It’s the Economy, Stupid: economics for voters (Biteback 2015); and Prisonomics (Biteback, 2013).Her latest book, Women vs Capitalism (Hurst) is due to be published in the autumn of 2019.
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Saturday 2 November, 14:00 Pit Theatre
Gross-out feminism: is the political now too personal?
Sunday 3 November, 10:00 Auditorium 2
Do we need a ‘Green New Deal’?