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Tony Greenham

Tony Greenham

Director of Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing

Tony leads the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing programme. He is a chartered accountant and former investment banker with experience both in business and with social and environmental NGOs.

Tony’s career has ranged from blue-chip professional services and banking experience with PwC, Barclays Bank and Credit Suisse, through small business start-ups and social and environmental NGOs to economic policy research. He is author and co-author of many books and reports on economic reform including People Powered Prosperity: Ultra-local approaches to making poorer places wealthier, the Reality of Now: how social processes drive organisational behaviour, Stakeholder Banks: the benefits of banking diversity and the best-selling economic textbook, Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system

He holds a number of positions in addition to his role at the RSA including:

  • Non-executive director of the Greater London Mutual, a co-operative banking start-up
  • Senior Fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab
  • Advisory Committee for Lion Trust Investments, a leading investment manager
  • Trustee of  Solidarity Economics Education and Research
  • Trustee of Transition Network, a global grassroots movement for social and environmental change 

Tony is an alumni of Oxford University and the London School of Economics.

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