Andrew Simms (United Kingdom): New Economic Foundation’s (NEF) Policy Director and head of the Climate Change program at the Centre for Global Interdependence. He has worked for a variety of development and environmental organizations, including Christian Aid, the International Red Cross, Oxfam, the World Development Movement, and the International Institute for Environment and Development. His publications include several reports on climate change, globalization and localization, development issues, debt, corporate responsibility, genetic engineering and food security. He has been a regular contributor to the International Red Cross’s annual World Disasters Report. His book Ecological debt: the health of the planet and the wealth of nations was published in Spring 2005.