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Henrietta L. Moore

Director, Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London


Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the founding Director of the new Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP) at University College London where she also holds the Chair of Philosophy, Culture and Design. The IGP sets out to develop collaborative partnerships and evidence-based approaches for novel approaches to achieve sustainable societies.Henrietta is a distinguished anthropologist and cultural theorist. Her work has developed a distinctive approach to the intersections between culture and globalisation. More recent research has focused on virtual worlds, new technologies, contemporary art and democratic political decision-making. Her work draws on her extensive ethnographic research in Africa. Henrietta is also a founding Trustee of The SHM Foundation and Chair and Co-founder of SHM Productions she has been actively involved in the application of social science insights to the arts, business, and public policy for twenty years..She regularly participates in public, media and academic debates.