Dr. Jerome Booth
Chair of the Nomination Committee
Dr. Jerome Booth is a well-known economist and leading expert on emerging markets. In 2013 Jerome retired from Ashmore Group, a world leading emerging markets asset management group that he helped establish in 1999 in a management buy-out from ANZ Bank. Prior to ANZ he worked in the Strategic Planning unit of the Inter-American Development Bank from 1991 to 1994 in Washington, D.C. Prior to this, Jerome had appointments as a Lecturer in Economics at Christ Church, Oxford, a consultancy business advising on aid issues, and a position in the mid-1980s in Her Majesty’s Department of Trade and Industry.
Chairman of the Governing Board of Anglia Ruskin University, Jerome has a D.Phil and an M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford as well as a B.Sc in Geography from the University of Bristol.