Author page for Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey and Director of Research Group on Lifestyles, Values and the Environment (RESOLVE). Before coming to the University of Surrey, he was a Senior Researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute, where he pioneered the concept of preventative environmental management and co-authored the first Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare in the United Kingdom. He has served as Economics Commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development Commission, leading its Redefining Prosperity program from 2006 to 2009. He has advised UNEP, UN DESA, UNIDO and the ILO, the European Environment Agency, the European Parliament, the US EPA, and the New Zealand Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. His current work focuses on the development of the development of the Green Economy Macro-Model and Accounts (GEMMA).