Lord Adair Turner
Lord Adair Turner is chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, where he previously served as a senior fellow. He was chairman of the Financial Services Authority, where he rebuilt the institution’s reputation after the financial crisis and negotiated changes to the regulatory regime. Lord Turner was also chairman of the Overseas Development Institute and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Cass Business School, City University. He was chairman of the Pensions Commission, the Committee on Climate Change, and the Low Pay Commission and became a cross-bench member of the House of Lords. Lord Turner also served as nonexecutive director at Standard Chartered Bank, as vice chairman of Merrill Lynch Europe, as director general of the Confederation of British Industry, and as a director in the Eastern Europe and Russia practice at McKinsey. He is the author of several books, including Just Capital: The Liberal Economy, Economics after the Crisis: Objectives and Means, and Between Debt and the Devil.