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John KAY Economist, Author and Columnist, Financial Times, London


 Academic Appointments
1970 Fellow in Economics, St John's College, Oxford
1971-1978 Lecturer in Economics, University of Oxford
1975 Investment Officer, St John's College, Oxford
1981-1986 Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
1979-1981 Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
1986-1991 Director of Centre for Business Strategy, London Business School
1986-1996 Professor of Economics
1997-1999 Peter Moores Director, Said Business School, University of Oxford
2000 Visiting Professor, London School of Economics, London
 Business Activities
1986-1996 Founder and Executive Chairman, London Economics Limited, London
1997-2000 Director, London Economics Limited, London
 Other Business Activities
1982-1995 Director, Govett Strategic Investment Trust plc
1983-1990 Director, London Board, Halifax Building Society
1987-1993 Director, Acorn Investment Trust plc
Director, Acorn Investment Trust plc
1986-1988 Director, Shire Trust Limited
1988-1995 Director, Investors, Compensation Scheme
1991-1997 Director, Halifax Building Society
1996-2000 Director, Halifax plc
1993-2003 Director, Foreign & Colonial Special Utilities Investment Trust plc
1994-2005 Chairman, SVM UK Active Fund plc
1994 Director, Value and Income Trust plc
2004-2008 Chairman, Clear Capital Ltd
2004 Director, Law Debenture Corporation plc
2008 Director, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust
since 2012 Director, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)
2012 Director, Buddi


Obliquity, Profile Books, London, 2010.
The Long and the Short of It, Erasmus Press, London, 2009
The Truth about Markets, Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 2003
The Business of Economics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996


Hon. D.Litt, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 2008
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2008
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, 1999
Fellow of the British Academy, 1997