Richard Portes

Richard Portes, Professor of Economics at London Business School, is Founder and Honorary President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Co-Founder of Economic Policy. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the British Academy. He has been Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board Advisory Scientific Committee, of which he remains a member, and he is Co-Chair of the ESRB Joint Expert Group on Non-bank Financial Intermediation as well as of the new ESRB Crypto Assets Task Force. He is a founder member of the Bellagio Group on the International Economy and the Euro50 Group. He is an Academic Director of the AQR Asset Management Institute at LBS. Professor Portes was a Rhodes Scholar, then an Official Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford (of which he is now an Honorary Fellow). He has also taught at Princeton and Birkbeck College (University of London). He was the inaugural holder of the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair at the European University Institute (2014-17), and he has been Distinguished Global Visiting Professor at the Haas Business School, UC Berkeley, and Joel Stern Visiting Professor of International Finance at Columbia Business School. He holds three honorary doctorates. He has written extensively on sovereign borrowing and debt, European monetary issues, European financial markets, macroprudential regulation, and international capital flows. Professor Portes was decorated CBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honours.