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William Keegan

William KeeganSenior Economics Commentator, The Observer

  • UK

William Keegan, Senior Economics Commentator at The Observer, has been analysing government and central banking performance for several decades.

Previously, he was with the Bank of England’s Economic Intelligence Department and served as Economics Correspondent at the Financial Times.

Keegan has sat on a range of advisory committees, including the BBC Advisory Committee on Business and Industrial Affairs; the Employment Institute Council; and the Department of Applied Economics Advisory Board at the University of Cambridge.
Keegan was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is Visiting Professor of Journalism at Sheffield University and a Governor of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

Keegan's books include ‘2066 and All That’; ‘The Spectre of Capitalism’; ‘Mrs Thatcher’s Economic Experiment’; ‘Mr Lawson’s Gamble’; and ‘Britain Without Oil’.

Keegan chairs the OMFIF Advisory Board editorial panel.