Andrew Norton

Andrew Norton


Andrew Norton is director of IIED. He is an applied anthropologist who works to promote social and environmental justice.

His career spans both research and operational roles in academic and development contexts. He has worked extensively on the social dimensions of climate change, poverty, gender and social analysis, social policy and human rights in development practice.

Andrew has experience of working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Twitter: @andynortondev


A Syrian refugee at work in a Lebanese textile factory supported by UK aid and Mercy Corps
5 September 2017
Six ways technological change could increase inequality and six ways to mitigate against the negative impacts

Conference sessions

Innovate Session
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This session examines the forecasted changes in employment, and the implications and opportunities for livelihoods in low-income economies.



Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Inspire session
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This session will look at what it means for senior leaders to prioritise impact to ensure their organisastions are effective.



Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00