David is a Policy Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute, where he focuses on sustainable central banking, financial supervision, and macroeconomic coordination.  


David was previously Head of Research at Positive Money, where he led work on how monetary and prudential policy affects, and is affected by, climate change and environmental degradation. He developed and managed a green ranking of G20 central banks and financial supervisors, backed by 20+ organisations. He has also published work for UNEP-FI and Climate-KIC in collaboration with the Climate Safe Lending Network. His research and comments have featured in major media outlets in the UK and internationally, and he has contributed opinion pieces to various platforms, such as Bloomberg, Business Green, and Open Democracy. He holds a BA in Economics and Psychology from McGill University and an MSc in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. 

Research interests

  • Sustainable monetary and prudential policy 
  • Climate and environment-related drivers of inflation 
  • Macroeconomic coordination for a sustainable economy 
  • International monetary and financial architecture 
  • Central bank crisis response measures 


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