Revd Dr Tony Bradley



Revd Dr Tony Bradley

Revd Dr Tony Bradley is lecturer in business sustainability and social innovation, co-research lead and co-director of the Greening Markets Research Group, within Liverpool Hope Business School, where he is the Catherine Booth Hall Fellow. He initially studied Environmental Science at Wye-Imperial College, University of London, and holds postgraduate qualifications from University College, London and the University of Nottingham. He was awarded a doctorate cum laude from Da Vinci University Institute, Johannesburg, for a thesis on transformational social innovation through the creative arts. He was formerly a senior lecturer in social policy at Anglia Ruskin University. Between these two stints in academia, Dr Bradley worked as a TV producer, deputy managing director at Forward Vision Communications, a Church of England parish priest and a director of adult education. He has run five small social enterprise businesses, including his current musical theatre company, through which he writes and produces. In 2020 he was nominated for the prestigious Edith Penrose Award for innovation in economics. Dr Bradley has authored and edited ten books, including his most recent Evolving Work (with Ronnie Lessem, Routledge, 2019), The Idea of the Communiversity (with Ronnie Lessem and Anselm Adodo, Beacon Academic, 2019) and Integral to Islamic Finance (Lead editing author, for Beacon Academic, 2020). He has published a number of academic journal articles on aspects of the 'greening of markets' and rural sociology. He lives in the English Lake District with his wife and two dogs, close by their two daughters, husbands and twin grandsons.