Gerard Doyle is currently completing a PhD on social enterprise and the transition to more sustainable local economies. His most recent publication is Socialising economic development in Ireland: Social enterprise an untapped resource in Maher, C. (Ed.) Value Creation for Small and Micro Social Enterprises. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. The Collaborating Researcher participated in the Call for Papers Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD.