Fran Boait is the Director of Positive Money, a research and campaigning organisation championing reform of the money and banking system. Fran studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. She went on to complete a PhD in climate change mitigating technology during which she became interested in money and banking after the 2008 financial crisis. Fran has worked at various international organisations including the United Nations, Greenpeace and BP. Committed to wider financial reform, she is also a Director of Brussels-based NGO Finance Watch. Fran is a Senior Fellow at the Finance Innovation Lab and a fellow of the RSA.