Jackson, Tim

Prof. Tim Jackson is an ecological economist and playwright. He is Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity at the University of Surrey. From 2004 to 2011, he was Economics Commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development Commission, where his work culminated in the publication of “Prosperity without Growth – economics for a finite planet” (Routledge 2009/16) which became an internationally renowned text in sustainability and was subsequently published in 16 foreign languages. In addition to his academic work, Tim is an award-winning dramatist with numerous radio writing credits for the BBC.

Tim tweets @ProfTimJackson and has a personal website here.