Jane Gleeson White
Jane Gleeson-White is a writer with degrees in economics and literature. She is the author of Six Capitals: The revolution capitalism has to have – or can accountants save the planet? Six Capitals is the sequel to her internationally acclaimed prize-winning Double Entry, a history of accounting from around 7,000 BC to the 2008 financial crash and the environmental crisis. At the heart of the story is the life of the remarkable Renaissance monk and mathematician Luca Pacioli, father of accounting and constant companion of Leonardo da Vinci.