Dr. Tim Evans has worked for the Adam Smith Institute as Consultant Director from 2008-2012 and in the late 1980s as Press Officer and Senior Policy Consultant. Tim has a PhD from the London School of Economics.
From 1991-1992, Tim was the Chief Economic and Political Adviser to the Slovak Prime Minister – Dr. Jan Carnogursky – and was Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit. Between 1993 and early 2002, he was the Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Independent Healthcare Association in London where he oversaw the political affairs and public relations of the UK's independent health and social care providers. And from 2002 to 2005, Tim was President and Director-General of the Centre for the New Europe.
Tim is also CEO of the Cobden Centre, Chairman of the Economic Policy Centre, Chairman of Global Health Futures Ltd, Managing Director of Farsight SPI Ltd, and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
Anthony J. Evans is Associate Professor of Economics at ESCP Europe Business School. His research interests are in corporate entrepreneurship, monetary theory, and transitional markets. He has published in a range of academic and trade journals and is the co-author of The Neoliberal Revolution in Eastern Europe (Edward Elgar, 2009). He has conducted policy research for the Conservative Party and European Investment Fund, as well as managing consultancy projects for several corporate sponsors. He teaches Executive MBA classes across Europe and has written a number of teaching cases. His work has been covered by most broadsheet newspapers and he has appeared on Newsnight and the BBC World Service. In April 2011 he joined the IEA’s Shadow Monetary Policy Committee.
Anthony received his MA and PhD in Economics from George Mason University, USA, and a BA (Hons) from the University of Liverpool, UK
Tim Worstall is the author of Chasing Rainbows: Economic Myths, Environmental Facts. He blogs at TimWorstall.com, the Adam Smith Institute blog and for The Telegraph.
Dominique is a digital policy and strategy freelance consultant and works on digital policy for the TaxPayers' Alliance. She has spent over 13 years in the Internet industry with many of those years working in Silicon Valley. She has a long held interest in public policy and participatory government. She has written and spoken on digital issues over the years from a free market and entrepreneurial perspective. She holds degrees from Cornell University and the London School of Economics and is working on her Phd.
Tom Clougherty was executive director of the Adam Smith Institute until Summer 2012. He previously worked as the Institute's policy director, and before that was Research Director at the Globalisation Institute – a think tank focused on trade and development issues. Tom is interested in all things free market and libertarian, but is particularly enthusiastic about the Austrian school of economics.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys eating, drinking, and watching cricket. He has a degree in law from the University of Cambridge.
Tim Ambler is now retired from London Business School where he was a member of the marketing faculty teaching and researching the measurement of advertising and marketing performance, including especially neuroscientific techniques in order to get behind the rationality which screens out respondents’ real brain processes. He also published, usually with Francis Chittenden, researches into the development of EU and UK government regulations. Books include The Sage Handbook of Advertising (2007, co-edited with Gerard Tellis), Marketing and the Bottom Line (2000, 2003), and Doing Business in China (2000, 2003, 2008, with Morgen Witzel). A Fellow of The Marketing Society and the Australian Marketing Institute and previously Joint Managing Director of IDV, now part of Diageo plc, he was involved in the launch of Baileys, Malibu and Archers and the development of Smirnoff vodka worldwide.
Since retirement he has taken up music composition primarily vocal. Some choirs, notably Westminster Cathedral and the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music have been kind enough to perform a number of anthems.
Miles Saltiel is the CEO of the Fourth Phoenix Company which provides policy, research and associated services to banks, industry and others. His recent publications include Seeing the wood for the trees, which evaluated the Forestry Commission’s place in modern Britain; The revenue and growth effects of Britain’s high taxes, (with Peter Young), which presented cross-country and cross-period analyses of tax reform; Bank regulation: can we trust the Vickers report? (with Tim Ambler), which analysed the report of the Independent Banking Commission and made counter-proposals; On borrowed time, which argued for the reform of “age-related” expenditures to relieve otherwise insupportable fiscal pressure; and No reason to flinch, which argued against insulating the NHS from reform by comparing it to equivalent regimes internationally.
Miles read PPE at Oxford and wrote his MA dissertation on Japanese business and government at Sussex. In 1979, he joined GEC-Marconi, working in corporate finance and recoveries, to become no. 2 in Marconi Projects. In 1986 he went into investment banking, joining the WestLB Group in 1996 as Head of Equity Research, Emerging Markets. In 1998, he assumed responsibility for London-based Tech Research, and in 2000 was voted one of the UK’s top 50 in the New Economy, in 2002 becoming the senior tech banker at the WestLB group.
Keith Boyfield is a well known economist, educated at the London School of Economics, specialising in economic, competition and development policy. He heads up a City consulting firm, Keith Boyfield Associates Ltd. He has written over seventy studies for several leading think-tanks. Keith is the Africa Editor of the Journal of World Economics, and has served as Chief Economist and Chairman of Leriba Limited (a pan-African research consultancy). He has written for a wide spectrum of newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide and he is member of the Editorial Board of Economic Affairs, the IEA’s quarterly journal.
Keith has advised and acted as consultant to a range of range of multinational companies, trade associations and non-profits including Aon, the BBC, BNFL plc, the Commonwealth Business Council, The Crown Estate, J P Morgan, and KPMG. His consultancy work has focused on the agri-business, energy, mining, financial services, media, property and aviation, shipping and transport sectors. He has also co-chaired a number of major international conferences and summer schools in Baku, Dublin, Ireland, and Washington DC.