<div style="line-height: 20px;"> Chair, WEAll -- The Wellbeing Economy Alliance <br><span style="font-size:13px;"> United Kingdom</span></div>
Stewart stepped down as Executive Director of the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in January 2016, after 12 years. NEF is the UK’s leading think tank in promoting social, economic, and environmental justice. Following graduation in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, Stewart completed a Master’s Degree in Business & Economics at London Business School. He spent seven years with the World Bank in Washington, DC, working on industrial and financial development in East Asia. He then worked for Robinson Packaging, in Derbyshire, UK, for nine years (the last five years as Managing Director), leading a successful business turnaround before joining Oxfam GB in 1992 as International Director, responsible for all of Oxfam’s emergency, development and policy work worldwide. He was awarded the O.B.E. for services to Oxfam in 2002. Stewart currently is Chair of WEAll, the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, a new global collaboration seeking to catalyze a shift to a new economic system. He is also a Trustee of the Devon Community Foundation, Chair of the Conservation Farming Trust and a co-author of ‘A Finer Future’. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Lancaster University in December 2016.
The Global Alliance for Banking on Values is an independent network of banking institutions using finance to deliver sustainable economic, social and environmental development.
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