ESA National Economic Panel Polls
| Author's Name: Adrian Blundell-Wignall|
Date: Mon 24 May 2021
Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Adjunct Professor
Adrian is Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney (School of Economics), and the former Director of Financial and Enterprise Affairs at the OECD (a directorate that supports governments in five policy areas: anti-bribery, competition, corporate affairs, international investment, financial markets, insurance and private pensions.). He has been the Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary-General on Financial Markets in Paris, and serves on the OECD Pension Board from 2009-present. He has been the Head of Asset Allocation at BT Funds Management (now Pendal Asset Management).
Adrian is the founder and chairman of a charitable foundation (The Anika Foundation) that raises and invests an endowment fund to provide scholarships for research into adolescent depression and suicide prevention.
Adrian is an Australian citizen. He has a 1st class Honours degree and PhD in Economics from Cambridge University, UK.
He is the author of extensive publications in the areas of financial markets, globalisation and policy in learned journals and books. See article links in https://www.oecd.org/finance/financial-markets/adrianblundell-wignall.htm. Most recently he has published the book, Globalisation and Finance at the Crossroads https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783319726755