Ed Mayo is Secretary General of Co-operatives UK, the membership network for co-operative businesses. He is a long-term co-operator and has a track record of innovation and impact in his work to together economic life and social justice. Ed was one of the team who founded the Fairtrade Mark, which sources products from co-operatives and small-scale producers in developing countries, and is on the Board of the Fairtrade Foundation. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the London Metropolitan University in 2007 for his work to build an ethical economy. His original degree is in philosophy from Cambridge University. He has co-written a book, “Consumer Kids” with Agnes Nairn on marketing to children, published by Constable in 2009.