Provocation: Is the wellbeing economy agenda the right idea at the right time?

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august, 2020

06aug7:00 pm7:45 pmVirtual EventProvocation: Is the wellbeing economy agenda the right idea at the right time?7:00 pm - 7:45 pm BST Event Type :Provocation

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There is a lot of talk about the need to build back better – but to what? The idea of a wellbeing economy has been gaining traction in many quarters and has the potential to connect a lot of solutions. This talk will look at the roots of the wellbeing economy and reflect on the challenge it poses to the usual way of doing things.

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Katherine Trebeck

Advocacy and Influencing lead at WEAll

Show bio +Katherine is Advocacy and Influencing Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance and co-founder of WEAll Scotland. She has over eight years’ experience in various roles with Oxfam GB - as a Senior Researcher for the Global Research Team, UK Policy Manager, and Research and Policy Advisor for Oxfam Scotland. Katherine instigated the group of Wellbeing Economy Governments and developed Oxfam's Humankind Index. She sits on a range of advisory groups, including for the Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity and the Omina Foundation and is a member of the Scottish Government’s Sustainable Renewal Advisory Group and Zero Waste Scotland’s Demystifying Decoupling Advisory Group. Katherine has Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Politics and holds a PhD in Political Science from ANU. She is Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde and a Distinguished Fellow of the Schumacher Institute. Her most recent book The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown Up Economy (co-authored with Jeremy Williams) was published in January 2019.

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