Dr Aled Jones
Director, Global Sustainability Institute
Anglia Ruskin University
Speaking at: East England Roadshow - Cambridge - 22 October 2013Dr Aled Jones FRSA FIMA is the inaugural Director of the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) at Anglia Ruskin University. The GSI’s research is focused around personal motivations and systems change set against the challenges of sustainability. Dr Jones’s research particularly focusses on the finance sector and government and how they will respond to the impacts of global resource trends and climate change. Dr Jones chaired a working group on climate finance within the Capital Markets Climate Initiative (CMCI) on behalf of Greg Barker, the Minister for Climate Change in the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and sits on the steering group for CMCI. He is a Managing Director for the P80 Group Foundation which in 2012 signed the Little Rock Accord with Club de Madrid to help facilitate global investments into climate change solutions. He is a board member for Sustainability East, Treasurer for the Royal Society of Arts in the East of England and Member elected member of the advisory group for the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges. In 2013 Anglia Ruskin University won the International Sustainable Campus Network Award for integrating sustainability.