Henrietta L. Moore

is the Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and Chair in Philosophy, Culture and Design at UCL

Henrietta L. Moore.

Cities must be reimagined for global demographic change

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented demographic change. According to the World Economic Forum, before 2020, over-65s will make up a greater proportion of the global population than under fives. Along with this, three million people move to cities each week, with current projections suggesting 2.5 billion people will be added to urban populations globally by 2050. These factors, along with the growing reality of climate change pose an unprecedented challenge to the current economic way of being. More »


It’s All Academic Case Study: Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Professor Henrietta Moore talks about her work as Head of the Institute of Global Prosperity and how philanthropy plays a vital role in her work. More »


Populism’s Hatred Of Diversity Will Kill Prosperity

In the days since the US election result, much has been made of the ‘whitelash’ that appears to have propelled Donald Trump to the highest office in the land. More »


Professor Henrietta Moore helps to launch the UCL Campaign

On Thursday 15 September, Professor Henrietta Moore joined a panel of world-class academics for the launch of the new UCL Campaign. More »


Migration is a part of today’s world. We can’t just shut the borders, whatever the Leave campaign tells you

And so our membership of one of the world’s greatest multinational partnerships has been reduced to a single-issue protest over immigration. The dog whistle has been dispensed with. Now, with less than a week to go, those who wish us to leave the European Union have plugged their rhetoric into a speaker that emits a continuous low but all too audible hum. More »


Queer Wars at the UCL Festival of Culture

Why have sexuality and gender identity become so vexed an issue between and within nations? How best to advocate for change? This panel session will reflect on more than four decades of LGBT activism and writing about queer history, life and politics. More »


Henrietta Moore at ECOSOC Conference 2016

Henrietta Moore will be speaking at the UN Economic and Social Council Integration Segment conference on 2-4 May 2016 in New York City More »

From Events

Henrietta Moore at ECOSOC Conference 2016


Henrietta Moore will be speaking at the UN Economic and Social Council Integration Segment conference on 2-4 May 2016 in New York City

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From Audio+Video Engagements

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2016


Professor Henrietta Moore talks about her role on the judging panel at the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2016.

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From Audio+Video

‘My Perfect Country’: Uganda


The sixth episode of the BBC World Service programme ‘My Perfect Country’ looks at how communities in Uganda have revolutionised the justice system by taking matters into their own hands.

The programme delves into the inner workings of the legal group to hear why they wanted to help and how they have made it work. They hear from the individuals whose lives have been changed as a result – as well as how the country’s official legal system are responding to the group.

Is a DIY law system the basis for a perfect country? Presenter Fi Glover, entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox, professor Henrietta Moore of the Institute for Global prosperity and special studio guests – give their verdict.

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From Writing

If we leave Europe, the price will be paid by the poor

Henrietta Moore comments on the Brexit campaign in the New Statesman

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From Audio+Video

‘My Perfect Country’: India

The fifth episode of ‘My Perfect Country’ (BBC World Service, 3 March 2016) examines India’s pioneering work on sanitation for women. With stories from the native workers who are inventing simple systems alongside active campaigning, she follows the changing attitudes towards women’s rights and their wellbeing. Our local reporter explores the corridors of universities to hear the young women who are putting themselves in charge of their own future – and whether those in charge of inspiring change nationwide are taking note.

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From Engagements Events

Defra Science Advisory Council

Professor Moore has begun her appointment as a member of the Science Advisory Council for the UK Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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