Paul Dewick


Paul Dewick is Professor of Sustainability within the Department of Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability, Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Prior to that, he was Professor of Sustainability and Innovation at Keele University’s Business School, UK, where he also served as Keele Business School Research Director, as well as Deputy Director of Keele’s Institute for Sustainable Futures. Recently, Dr. Dewick’s work has analyzed the economic, environmental, and social impacts of the circular economy, with a focus on the informal economy and biodiversity. He is currently leading a British Academy funded project on “Understanding processes of formalization and circularity in the Amazon rain forest.”

Dr. Dewick is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, The University of Manchester, and an elected member of the Steering Committee of Future Earth's Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (KANSSCP). With Professor Joseph Sarkis (WPI) and Professor Joerg Hofstetter (Kedge), he co-chairs Future Earth’s KANSSCP Working Group on the Circular Economy. He is also an editorial board member of Springer’s Circular Economy and Sustainability journal. Dr. Dewick earned a PhD in economics from University of Manchester, UK. He can be reached at