UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


Institute Founder and Director - Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity

Henrietta Moore, Director of IGP

Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair in Culture Philosophy and Design at University College London (UCL).

A leading global thinker on prosperity, Professor Moore challenges traditional economic models of growth arguing that to flourish communities, businesses and governments need to engage with diversity and work within environmental limits. Her recent policy work focus on new economic models, Universal Basic Services, Artificial Intelligence, environmental degradation and decarbonisation, displaced people and the gender pay gap.

In 2016 Professor Moore was made Dame Commander for the British Empire for contribution to social sciences, services to business, policy and the arts. She is also a Fellow of the Clean Growth Network, a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Academician of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences, and a Member of the Institute of Directors.


Formerly William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, the LSE Deputy Director for research and external relations, and Director of the Gender Institute at the LSE from 1994-1999, she has held numerous Visiting Appointments in the United States, Germany, Portugal, Norway, and South Africa.

She is co-Chair of the Social Prosperity Network, Chair of the London Prosperity Board, and Chair of FastForward 2030 a network and collaborative platform for businesses aiming to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals into their business models.

See Professor Moore's IRIS Profile for further information and publications