Gavin Poynter is Professor and Chair of the London East Research Institute at the University of East London. He is somewhat associated with the anti-environmentalist and pro-corporate LM network, being a trustee of Global Futures, one of the first fifty signatories to the Academics For Academic Freedom petition and a speaker in a 2004 Institute of Ideas event.
- University of East London, HSS Staff Gavin Poynter, accessed 29 November 2010
- Signatories 1-100 About Us, AFAF website, accessed 4 November 2010
- Institute of Ideas Crisis? What Crisis? Re-examining what education is for Sponsored by RoutledgeFalmer and the Times Educational Supplement, Venue: Park Crescent Conference Centre, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1, Date: July 3, 2004 to July 4, 2004
- Charity Commission, Global Futures Contact and Trustees, acc 2 May 2010, screengrab here