Senior Lecturer in Economics and Personal Finance, The Open University

Also a personal finance practitioner, working with a variety of independent, consumer-facing organisations and financial services providers, including the Money Advice Service and Which?, carrying out consultancy, commissioned research, authoring financial capability materials and creating interactive financial capability tools.

Past head of Money Research Group at Consumers' Association/Which? and past editor of research journal, Consumer Policy Review (Blackwell's/Consumers' Association).


  • –present
    Lecturer in Personal Finance, The Open University


  • 2012 
    Open University, MSc Social Research Methods
  • 1978 
    London School of Economics, BSc (Hons) (Econ)