About Andrew Smithers

Andrew Smithers founded Smithers & Co in 1989. Before that he ran S G Warburg's asset management business for many years (now part of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers/BlackRock). A regular financial commentator and columnist, and author of several academic publications, he co-authored Valuing Wall Street with Stephen Wright (published March 2000).

He wrote Wall Street Revalued: Imperfect Markets and Inept Central Bankers (published July 2009), and is also the author of Chapter 6, “Can We Identify Bubbles and Stabilize the System?” in The Future of Finance: The LSE Report, published by The London School of Economics and Political Science in September, 2010.

His most recent book was published in September 2013 and is entitled The Road to Recovery: How and Why Economic Policy Must Change.

Andrew Smithers was asked by the Financial Times to write his own blog on FT.com. As from February 2014 until July 2015 when Andrew fully retired, he freely chose his own subjects weekly which generated a great amount of interest and reader participation.