Martin Wolf is Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000. He was a member of the UK government’s Independent Commission on Banking between June 2010 and September 2011. He is an honorary fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and of King’s College, London. He has honorary doctorates from five universities, including the London School of Economics. He is a University Global Fellow of Columbia University, New York..
Mr Wolf won the Ludwig Erhard Prize for economic commentary for 2009, the 33rd Ischia International Journalism Prize in 2012 and the Overseas Press Club of America’s prize for “best commentary on international news in any medium” for 2013 His most recent books are Why Globalization Works , 2004, Fixing Global Finance 2010 and The Shifts and The Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis.