My assessment of the finance pledges at COP26 and what really matters.
The Article, 5 November 2021
Investors must not forget about profits, even as they focus on wider criteria.
Financial Times, 17 August 2021
The Bank should signal it will act if higher prices look likely to translate to higher inflation rate.
The Article, 1 July 2021
Unless CEOs and their boards are clear about their own values, and those of the companies they run, they will fall down a rabbit hole of confusion.
Financial Times, 9 June 2021
My take, in FT Adviser.
Stephen Beer
The IMF's Fiscal Monitor is actually quite radical.
The Article, 16 April 2021
Spare a thought for finance ministers, and the opposition counterparts who aspire to replace them. The conventional wisdom was that they should at least make an attempt to follow fiscal rules. Now, there are no rules.
The Article, 4 March 2021
My letter in the Financial Times on the need for a framework for economic policy decision-making.
Financial Times, 23 February 2021


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Until recently I was the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Ethics at the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church and Epworth Investment Management. I'm Vice Chair of the Church Investors Group. I'm also the Political Communications officer for Christians on the Left. My views here represent my personal opinion.

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