Anatole Kaletsky, formerly Principal Economic Commentator and Associate Editor of The Times of London, writes for Reuters and the International Herald Tribune. In his keynote speeches, he covers economics, politics and the financial markets. He also participates in panel debates, and facilitates conferences in the UK and internationally.
Anatole Kaletsky, was formerly the Principal Economic Commentator and Associate Editor of The Times and writer for The FT and The Economist. Since 2012, he has written for Reuters and the International Herald Tribune, as well as being the Chief Economist and Co-Chairman of Gavekal Dragonomics. In his articles and keynote speeches he covers economics, politics and the financial markets. He also participates in panel debates, and facilitates conferences in the UK and internationally.
His roles in the business and economics spheres mean Anatole is ideally positioned as a great choice for an economics keynote and conference speaker.
Since 1997, Anatole has also worked as an economic consultant, providing forecasts and policy analysis for financial institutions and multi-national companies. In 1998, he was elected by Britain’s economics profession to the governing Council of the Royal Economic Society.
Named as the Newspaper Commentator of the Year in the BBC’s What the Papers Say, Anatole has twice received the British Press Award for Specialist Writer of the Year, as well winning the Wincott Award for economic journalism administered by The Times. These accolades are a testament to Anatole’s extensive and successful career in economics.
Since relinquishing his executive role in order to create his own consultancy practice, Gavekal Dragonomics, Anatole has remained a principal commentator on economic and financial affairs in the papers. Prior to his appointment to The Times, Anatole Kaletsky worked for 12 years on the Financial Times in a variety of posts.
Starting his journalistic career on The Economist, after his education at King’s College, Cambridge where he graduated with a first-class honours degree in Mathematics. He received a masters in Economics from Harvard University, where he was also a Kennedy Memorial Scholar.
Anatole wrote extensively in the lead-up to the EU Referendum and continues to share his thoughts and insights while Brexit negotiations go on. Author of many influential texts on the global economy trends and bank restructuring, Anatole is an expert in predicting economy transformations.
In addition to his writing, he is frequently called upon for radio and television interviews as well as for speaking engagements in Britain, Europe, and the US. His provocative style makes him ideal as a keynote speaker, and he is excellent when participating in panel debates, and facilitating conferences.