Angela Francis

Chief advisor, economics and economic development.

Angela works across climate, food and biodiversity as well as leading on trade and industrial policy for a green transition. 

She started as an accountant in the energy industry before moving into economic development where she has spent the last 18 years.  She led on economics and strategy for the East of England Development Agency and worked on productivity, innovation, and low carbon growth in the UK and Europe for SQW.  She was Regional Economist and Climate Attaché for the FCO in the Caribbean and returned to the UK to be Chief Economist for Green Alliance where she led on industrial strategy, tech and the economic case for a low carbon and circular economy. 

She is a member of the IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission and UCL’s Green Innovation Policy Commission.