LORD MERVYN KING OF LOTHBURY, KG, GBE, FBA
Spoke on :” Radical Uncertainity ”
Mervyn King served as Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to June 2013. Succeeded by Mark Carney. He was knighted (GBE) in 2011, made a life peer in 2013, and appointed by The Queen to be a Knight of the Garter in 2014.Lord King is the Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics and Professor of Law at New York University and Emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.In 2016 he published The End of Alchemy. Including a new preface, it appeared in paperback in 2017 and has been translated into many languages.His new book (with John Kay) Radical Uncertainty was published in March 2020. Born in 1948, Mervyn King studied at King’s College, Cambridge. He taught at Cambridge and Birmingham Universities.Lord King was visiting Professor at both Harvard University and MIT.In October 1984 he became Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, where he founded the Financial Markets Group.Lord King is Chair of the Pilharmonia Orchestra and a member of the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.