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Director & Founder of the Institute for Global Prosperity, UCL

Social theorist and cultural commentator. Research on Africa, Globalisation, Livelihoods. FBA, FASS

Dame Professor Henrietta Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair in Culture, Philosophy and Design at University College London (UCL).

The Institute for Global Prosperity is a world-leading academic institution with a mission to rebuild prosperity fit for the 21st Century and a vision of a prosperous, sustainable, and global future underpinned by principles of fairness and justice.

A globally recognised academic on prosperity, Professor Moore is a political, economic and social policy reformer in the tradition of Seebohm Rowntree, William Beveridge and Beatrice Webb.


  • –present
    Chair in Culture, Philosophy and Design, University College London
  • –present
    Founder and Director, Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London


  • 1983 
    Cambridge University, PhD Anthropology

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the British Academy
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
  • Academician of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences
  • Member of the Institute of Directors
  • Fellow of the Clean Growth Leadership Network