Ann Pettifor is an economist and Director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME). She is the author of The Case for The Green New Deal (Verso, 2019). In 2008 she jointly co-authored the original The Green New Deal (New Economics Foundation), which was later taken up by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the US Congress. In 2017 she published The Production of Money (Verso) on the nature of money, debt and banking. In 2020 accepted an invitation to chair the board of directors of A-Deus, an innovative, community-based clean energy company, based in Edinburgh.