Oliver Greenfield

Convenor, Green Economy Coalition

Oliver is the convenor of the Green Economy Coalition, which is housed at IIED and IIED Europe. 'Convenor' is a carefully considered title to reflect network leadership, inviting people from diverse institutions and networks to work together, and enabling them to influence collectively.


Coalition building and leadership; global, regional and national networks; green economy policy; economics and business for sustainability and poverty alleviation; building transformative systems’ change partnerships; and movements.

Before IIED

Oliver was head of Sustainable Business and Economics at WWF-UK. At WWF he pioneered systemic stakeholder change programmes including One Planet Business (PDF), One Planet Finance and One Planet Economy.

Before that Oliver managed change in industry and the public sector, as a corporate strategy consultant for Booz Company and as the senior strategy advisor for the BBC World Service. He has degrees in engineering and business.

Current work

Oliver's current projects include:

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