JONATHAN DAWSON | cities, localisation
Jonathan Dawson, Head of Economics at Schumacher College, is a sustainability educator and a socio-economist with wide experience as a researcher, author, consultant and project manager. He is the principal author of the Gaia Education sustainable economy curriculum, drawn from best practice within ecovillages worldwide, that has been endorsed by UNITAR and adopted by UNESCO as a valuable contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. He has also adopted this curriculum to virtual format and teaches it through UOC, Barcelona.
Mr. Dawson has over twenty years experience as a consultant working in thefield of community economic empowerment in Africa and South Asia. His clients include the World Bank, the International Labour Office, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Community Energy Scotland, the Cairngorm National Park Authority, the Intermediate Technology Development Group and a number of other NGOs.