Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, Cass Business School, City, University of London

Philip Booth Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at Cass Business School and Editorial and Programme Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Previously, Philip Booth worked for the Bank of England as an advisor on financial stability issues and he was also Associate Dean of Cass Business School. He has written widely, including a number of books, on investment, finance, social insurance and pensions as well as on the relationship between Catholic social teaching and economics. He is Deputy Editor of Economic Affairs and on the editorial boards of various other academic journals. Philip is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and an honorary member of the Society of Actuaries of Poland.

He has previously worked in the investment department of Axa Equity and Law and has been involved in a number of projects to help develop actuarial professions and actuarial, finance and investment professional teaching programmes in Central and Eastern Europe. Philip has a BA in Economics from the University of Durham and a PhD from City University.


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    Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, City University London