Tim Congdon is one of Britain’s
leading economic commentators. He
was a member of the Treasury Panel
of Independent Forecasters (the so-called
‘wise men’) between 1992 and
1997, which advised the Chancellor of
the Exchequer on economic policy.
He founded Lombard Street
Research, the City of London’s
leading economic research and
forecasting consultancy, in 1989, and
is currently its Chief Economist. He is
an honorary professor at Cardiff
Business School and a visiting professor
at City University Business School.
He has written a number of books on
monetary policy, contributes widely to
the financial press, and makes frequent
radio and television appearances. He
was awarded the CBE in 1997 for
services to economic debate.