Author Archives: Chris Wood

About Chris Wood

Head, Economics Department The School of Practical Philosophy Chris has a broad and diverse international business background that has taken him to Canada, Puerto Rico, India, the UK and the US. Until 1996 he was engaged in providing strategic advice to a wide range of clients engaged in real estate finance and development. Since then he has served in a number of roles including a founding member a start-up nutritional products company that manufactured private label nutritional products for distribution in Asian and Eastern European countries and published a local independent newspaper. He currently serves as Chair of the Oblong Land Conservancy, an all-volunteer land trust and has just completed extended terms as Treasurer of the Philosophy Day School, an independent New York City independent children’s school and as President of the Quaker Hill Civic Association, a local civic body concerned with land use issues. He also heads the economics department of the School of Practical Philosophy in Manhattan. Chris brings to Re>Think Local a broad range of skills at the intersection of economics, the environment and sustainability.

In Praise of Anchors

by ReThink Local Board Member Chris Wood Thriving communities don’t just happen, there has to be something at work within them that brings about that sense of vibrancy and enthusiasm. This shows up in various ways not the least of which is that the economic actors are informed by a triple bottom line approach which … Continue reading

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