Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research
Stewart Lansley is an author and economist who has written extensively on inequality, poverty and wealth and now sits on the National Advisory Panel of Class. Currently Stewart is a visiting fellow at the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, the University of Bristol and has also held academic posts at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, The Henley Centre and the Universities of Reading and Brunel.
He is a former executive producer in the current affairs department at the BBC, has written for the Guardian, the Independent and the Observer and his most recent books include: The Cost of Inequality: Why Economic Equality Is Essential for Recovery; Rich Britain: The Rise and Rise of the Super-Wealthy and Londongrad: From Russia with Cash.
- Rising inequality and financial crises (10 May 2012)