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Charles Seaford

Head of Well-being at the new economics foundation (nef)

Charles Seaford

Charles' work at nef involves promoting new measures of social progress and then using these to stimulate new approaches to (mainly economic) policy - for example, the design of a British investment bank. He also works on housing policy.

Before Charles joined nef he worked at the UK government's Sustainable Development Commission where he advised on skills development and innovation, government structures, and communicating and engaging with the public. Charles previously worked in management consultancy, specialising in strategic change, and he co-wrote a book on moral purpose in business. He co-founded Prospect, a leading political and intellectual monthly magazine and earlier in his career worked as an equity analyst in the City and as a branding consultant. Charles holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an MSc in Business Studies from the London Business School.

All posts by Charles Seaford

The road outside the Scottish parliament building. Credit: Mike Grote

Looking beyond GDP with the Humankind Index

As we launch the Humankind Index policy assessment tool, guest bloggers Charles Seaford and Juliet Michaelson of the new economics foundation explain how the Humankind Index is helping to make...