John is a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a lecturer and commentator on economic and investment matters. He holds a doctorate from Oxford University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI, holding their Level 6 Investment qualification and the IMC Investment Management qualification.
Earlier in his career, John was an investment analyst for Robert Fleming, an Investment Manager, Head of Research and then a Director for NM Rothschild in the 1970s and 1980s. Since then he has been a Pension trustee, a member of the Investment Committee of an Oxford College, the Chairman of an investment company, a non-executive Director of a hedge fund and an Investment Trust.
John has written extensively on economic and investment subjects, including “Popular Capitalism” (1988 about privatisation and debt swap); “The Global Marketplace” (1993 setting out how computers and telecoms innovation would power globalisation); Superpower Struggles (2005 looking at the rise of China); “Freeing Britain to compete” (2007, a study of how to improve competitiveness, as Chairman of a Policy review) and “After the Credit Crunch”, a study of the 2007-2009 crash. He also has a monthly column for the Financial Times.
John Redwood – Chief Global Strategist, Charles Stanley