Martin Harry WOLF

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-08-16
Education UCS, Corpus Christi Coll Oxford (open scholar, MA), Nuffield Coll Oxford (MPhil)
Publications N/A
Recreations theatre, opera, reading
Clubs Reform
Style Martin Wolf, Esq, CBE
Career World Bank: joined Young Professional programme 1971, Office of vice-pres for East Africa 1972-74, sr economist India Div 1974-77, memb core team World Devpt Report 1977-78, sr economist Int Trade and Capital Flows Div 1979-81; dir of studies Trade Policy Res Centre 1981-87; Financial Times: joined 1987, chief economics leader writer and assoc ed 1990-96, chief economics commentator and assoc ed 1996-; conslt to various orgns, advsr and rapporteur to Eminent Persons Gp on World Trade 1990 (winner New Zealand 1990 Commemoration Medal); visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1999-2007; memb: Nat Consumer Cncl 1987-93, Awards Ctee American Express Bank Review Essay Competition 1994, Cncl Royal Economic Soc 1991-96, UK Govt Ind Cmmn on Banking 2010-11; jt winner Wincott Fndn Sr Prize for excellence in financial journalism 1989 and 1997, RTZ David Watt Meml Prize 1994, Accenture Decade of Excellence Business Journalist of the Year Awards 2003, Newspaper Feature of the Year Award Workworld Media Awards 2003, Award for Advocacy of Responsible Capitalism First magazine 2005, Journalism Prize Fundacio Catalunya Oberta 2006, runner-up Foreign Press Assoc's Financial Story of the Year 2007, AMEC Lifetime Achievement Award Workworld Media Awards 2007, second Royal Statistical Soc's Statistical Excellence in Journalism Award (print and online journalism category) 2008, Commentator of the Year Business Jornalist of the Year Awards, included in Prospect and Foreign Policy magazines' list of 100 leading public policy intellectuals (voted 38th) 2008, Ludwig-Erhard-Preis fuer Wirtschaftspublizistik (Ludwig Erhard Prize for economic commentary) Ludwig Erhard Fndn 2009, placed 15th in Foreign Policy's list of the Top 100 Global Thinkers 2009, Commentariat of the Year Comment Award 2009, Hans Möller Medaille Müncher Volkswirte Alumni Club 2009, Award for Columns in Newspapers Best in Business Journalism Competition Soc of American Business Eds and Writers 2009 (jtly), shortlisted Columnist of the Year, Specialist Journalist of the Year and Journalist of the Year Br Press Awards 2010, Radio Prog of the Year Wincott Award 2010 (for The Economy of the Edge (BBC Radio 4 and World Service)), 37th in Foreign Policy's list of Top Global Thinkers for 2010, shortlisted for Business Journalist of the Year British Press Award 2011, 55th in Foreign Policy's list of Top Global Thinkers for 2011, 32nd Ischia Int Journalism Prize 2012; special prof Univ of Nottingham 1993-; hon fell: Oxford Inst for Economic Policy 2005-, CCC Oxford 2006, Nuffield Coll Oxford 2010, KCL 2012; DLitt (hc) Univ of Nottingham 2006, DSc (hc) LSE 2006, DSc (hc) Univ of Warwick 2009, DLitt (hc) Kingston Univ 2010
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