Oliver Kamm is a leader writer and columnist for The Times. He joined the newspaper in 2008, having previously worked for 20 years in the City as an economist and investment strategist. He writes a twice-weekly economics column and a weekly column on language, as well being the newspaper's principal leader writer on economics and international affairs.
Oliver Kamm began his career at the Bank of England, where he was an analyst in the International Division covering successively the international capital markets and the economies and banking systems of North America
In the 1990s he worked as European Equity Strategist and European Quantitative Strategist at HSBC Securities, and then as Head of Strategic Research and Advisor on Business Strategy at Commerzbank Securities. He was a founder of WMG Advisors LLP, an asset management and advisory firm, in 2004.
Oliver left the City in 2008 to join The Times, where he has written extensively on the financial crisis and its consequences for the world economy. His experience in the global economy means he is accomplished at speaking about the future of the UK's markets post-Brexit. He also writes the weekly "Pedant" column on language. His book Anti-Totalitarianism, about foreign policy, was published in 2005. He studied at the Universities of Oxford and London.
In addition to The Times, he has written for The Guardian, Prospect, The New York Times, The Huffington Post and elsewhere. He appears frequently as an economics expert on Television and Radio including regular appearances on Newsnight, The Today Programme and Channel 4 news.
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