Ann Pettifor is a Director of PRIME (Policy Research in Macroeconomics), Honorary Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Centre at City University and a fellow of the New Economics Foundation, London. She was a founding member of Jubilee 2000, the campaign to cancel unjust debt, which succeeded in persuading a large swathe of world public opinion, as well as world leaders, to cancel $100bn of debt owed by 42 countries. She is famous for being one of the few people to correctly predict the financial crisis years before it hit.
As well as campaigning and advocacy, Ann Pettifor has contributed to academic debates about international finance. She is editor of the Real World Economic Outlook.