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Adair Turner      

British Businessman; Senior Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Former Chairman of the Financial Services Authority

Lord Adair Turner is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). He previously served as Chairman of INET’s Governing Board. Prior to joining INET in 2013, he chaired the UK Financial Services Authority (2008-2013) and played a leading role in the redesign of the global banking and shadow banking regulation as Chairman of the International Financial Stability Board’s major policy committee.

Lord Turner has combined a business career with public policy and academia. He was at McKinsey from 1982-95, building their practice in East Europe and Russia; was Director General of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) from 1995-2000; became Vice-Chairman of Merrill Lynch Europe (2000-06) and has been a Non-Executive Director of a number of companies, including Standard Chartered. Currently, Lord Turner is an advisor to the Board of UK start-up bank OakNorth, a Non-Executive Director at Prudential, and most recently appointed Chairman of CHUBB Europe. He is also chairing the Energy Transitions Commission, and is a Trustee of the British Museum. A cross-bench member of the House of Lords since 2005, he served as the first Chairman of the Climate Change Committee (2008-12); chaired the Pensions Commission (2003-06) and the Low Pay Commission (2002-06).

His latest book Between Debt and the Devil, was published by Princeton in 2015 and has been translated into Chinese. Other publications include “Just Capital-The Liberal Economy” and “Economics After the Crisis.” He is Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and at Cass Business School. More recently, Turner was appointed Visiting Fellow at the People’s Bank of China School of Finance, Tsinghua University in Beijing and Visiting Professor at the International Center for Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Kuala Lumpur. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society in 2016.

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Adair Turner | Financial Times

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When central banks go green | FT Alphaville

Adair Turner, former chairman of the Financial Services Authority in the UK, last week wrote on the need for the interworking of policymakers and markets in ...

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