Wallis, Stewart



Stewart Wallis is a leading thinker and advocate for transition to a new economic system. He is Board member of the New Economy Coalition (USA); Vice-Chair for the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Values, and Trustee of the Forum’s Inclusive Growth Global Challenge.

After graduating in Business & Economics at the London Business School, Stewart worked seven years at the World Bank on industrial and financial development in East Asia. He then spent nine years with Robinson Packaging (UK), the last five years as Managing Director leading a successful business turnaround. In 1992, he joined Oxfam as International Director and in 2002 was awarded Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for services to Oxfam. From 2003 to 2015, he was Executive Director of the New Economics Foundation (NEF), UK’s leading think tank for social, economic, and environmental justice.