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Anna Laycock

 Anna Laycock

Anna is Executive Director of the Finance Innovation Lab and leads their work for a financial system that serves people and planet. She coordinates the Lab's programmes with innovators developing new financial businesses, campaigners calling for a fairer financial system, and finance professionals seeking to repurpose their work. Prior to joining the Lab, Anna was Ethics and External Affairs Manager at Ecology Building Society, where she led the Society's communications, public affairs and ethical conduct. She also played a key role in the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) Communications and Impact Metrics expert groups.

Anna has previously worked in international development, campaigning, research and community development. She holds an MSc in Global Ethics, with a focus on gender and global citizenship and is a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), a Director of the New Economy Organisers Network and an Associate of the Institute for Social Banking. @anna_luise/

Articles and Opinions by this author

Value(s) for Money

Unfortunately, in our economy one form of value tends to take precedence over others and it distorts the way we see and act in the world.   More »

Posted: 23 Jan 2017

Mythbusting in the Retail Banking Market

The way we look at the financial system - and the way we look at big business in general - is based on a number of assumptions that don't, ultimately, hold true.   More »

Posted: 15 Aug 2016 - 1 comment