Stephen Hale

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Stephen Hale

Stephen Hale OBE is Deputy and Advocacy Campaigns director of Oxfam International, and head of the Geneva office of Oxfam International.

From 2006 - April 2010 he was the director of Green Alliance, an independent charity and green think tank working on environment policy in the United Kingdom. He was a trustee of Christian Aid from 2007 - 10.

He worked previously at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, as special adviser to secretary of state Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP from 2003–06 and, before that, as adviser to environment minister Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP from 2002-03. Formerly, he was a senior consultant at ERM, an international environmental consultancy. He was also active in SERA (the environmental group affiliated to the Labour Party), serving as chair in 2001-02 and as vice-chair from 1999-2001.

He is the author of The new commandments of climate change strategy and The new politics of climate change (2008) and is currently the third sector chair of the ministerial task force on climate change, the environment and sustainable development.

He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to the environment.[1]


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