Roger Bootle is the founder and Chairman of Capital Economics and is one of the City of London's best-known economists. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee. Roger is a regular columnist for The Daily Telegraph.
In 2012 he was named Economics Commentator of the year. He has also written several books, including his widely acclaimed latest book, The Trouble with Europe, which examines how the EU needs to be reformed and what could take its place if it fails to change. It follows The Trouble with Markets, Money for Nothing and the prophetic The Death of Inflation, published in 1996.
In July 2012 Roger and a team from Capital Economics won the Wolfson Prize.