Michael Green is Executive Director of the Social Progress Imperative. His books, written with Matthew Bishop, deal with the big economic trends in the world, with a particular interest in how capitalism can better serve people and planet. He was formerly a senior official in the British Government where he worked in aid and development. Prior to that he worked in Poland,teaching economics at Warsaw University and as a freelance journalist. He is a graduate of St Peter's College, University of Oxford. Michael lives in London.