Economist and author
Kate Raworth is a renegade economist passionate about making economics fit for the 21st century.
Her best-selling book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist has been translated into seven languages and was long-listed for the 2017 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year award.
She teaches at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, where she is a Senior Visiting Research Associate, and is also a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and an advisor to the Global Challenges programme of the Stockholm School of Economics.
Over the past two decades Kate has worked as Senior Researcher at Oxfam, as a co-author of the UN’s Human Development Report, and as a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute based in the villages of Zanzibar. She holds a BA and MSc from Oxford University and an honorary doctorate from Business School Lausanne. She has been named by the Guardian as one of the top ten tweeters on economic transformation.