Vicky Pryce is an Economist and business consultant. She was previously Senior managing Director at FTI Consulting, Director General for Economics at the Department for Business (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service. Before that she was Partner and Chief Economist at KPMG and previously worked in banking and the oil sector. She has held a number of academic posts, co-founded GoodCorporation, a company set up to promote corporate social responsibility and in 2010-11 became the first female Master for the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants.
Her new book, Prisonomics, based on her own experience, and her updated publication Greekonomics were both published by Biteback Publishing in the autumn of 2013. Royalties from Prisonomics go to the charity Working Chance, which finds quality jobs for women ex-offenders.