Co-Chairman, Chief Economist | Gavekal
Anatole Kaletsky is co-chairman and chief economist of Gavekal Dragonomics, a Hong Kong-based economic consulting and asset management firm.
He is also a director of the JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust and a board member of the Open Society Institute, the George Soros’s philanthropic foundation, and of the investment committee that oversees its endowment and its relationship with Soros Fund Management.
From 2010 to 2015 Anatole was the founding chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, created after the financial crisis with $150m in donations from leading financiers to support academic research in non-equilibrium economics. He continues to serve on INET’s governing board.
Before co-founding Gavekal in 2002, Anatole worked for 25 years as an economic journalist on the Financial Times, Economist, London Times and International Herald Tribune, winning numerous awards including European Journalist of the Year (1998), Newspaper Commentator of the Year (1996) and Specialist Writer of the Year (1981 and 1992). He now writes a monthly column on economics for newspapers around the world in the Project Syndicate networks and a column on Britain’s political economy for Prospect Magazine. His 2010 book Capitalism 4.0, which anticipated many of the post-crisis transformations of the global economy, was nominated for the Samuel Johnson Prize.
Anatole was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics, and at Harvard, where he was a Kennedy Scholar and received an MA in Economics. He has an honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Buckingham.
Anatole lives in London and Italy and is married to Fiona Murphy, a documentary film-maker, with three adult children.