policy recommendations
for the G7

Andrew Percy

Co-Chair of the Social Prosperity Network, Institute for Global Prosperity


Andrew Percy is Co-Chair of the Social Prosperity Network at the Institute for Global Prosperity, UCL. He leads the IGP’s work on 21st century welfare and was the lead author on the 2017 IGP report on Universal Basic Services.

Andrew joined the IGP in 2016 to launch the Social Prosperity Network, a cross discipline research collaboration focused on the contribution of social safety to sustainability and prosperity.

Andrew has worked in cybersecurity in the UK and USA since the early ‘80s, as well as stints teaching in Egypt, producing UK’s first hip hop album with Positive Beat Records, and in finance.

Current work: examining the political paralysis in developed societies to understand how we move forward in the face of parallel challenges of climate crisis, insecure livelihoods, and democratic participation.

Latest works:

Universal Basic Prosperity (2021): []

National Contributions (2021): []

The Case for Universal Basic Services (2020) – Polity Press, co-authored with Anna Coote, NEF.