Lord Eatwell

Professor Emeritus of Financial Policy

A former President of Queens’ College (1996-2020) and a life peer of the House of Lords, my research addresses European integration and problems of unemployment; disguised unemployment, the definitions of competition and equilibrium in intertemporal general equilibrium models.

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Lord Eatwell was President of Queens’ College from 1996-2020. He is a director of SAV Credit and an adviser to the private equity firms Warburg Pincus & Company International and Palamon Capital Partners.

He has been a teaching fellow at Harvard University and a Visiting Professor at Columbia University, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the University of Amsterdam and the New School for Social Research, New York.

In 1988, he was part of the team that set up the Institute for Public Policy Research, one of Britain’s leading think tanks.

He entered the House of Lords in 1992, and from 1993 to 1997 was Principal Opposition Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs, a post he resumed in 2010.

Lord Eatwell was Chairman of the British Library from 2001 to 2006. He is currently Financial Commissioner for Jersey and Chairman of the Royal Opera House Pension Fund Trustees.