Tim Jenkins manages the Great Transition Initiatives work at the new economics foundation (nef), including public campaigning, development of a new economic model, and establishment of a new economic commission. Previously he was Policy Director at Friends of the Earth and head of Sustainable Economies at the Sustainable Development Commission. He is a Founder-Director of the Aldersgate Group, an alliance of leaders from business, politics, and society that drives action for a sustainable economy. Tim has researched and published work on the employment impacts of environmental policies and environmental taxation. His Ph.D. dissertation examined the relationship between environmental regulations and innovation.