Jim O’Neill who has been made Honorary Professor of Economics at The University of Manchester.
The appointment will give economics staff and students an exciting opportunity to discuss issues in economics with the former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist at the University.
Professor O’Neill said: “I feel flattered and honoured, and hope I can give something of value to justify it.”
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, explained that “Jim O’Neill is a world renowned economist who, during his career, has done more than most to lead the research and policy agenda on foreign exchange and emerging markets. Staff and students alike will be energised by his position as Honorary Chair in Economics.”
Listen to Jim’s recent BBC Radio 4 series, here.
Congratulations from the ATG|Chartwell team!