The Annual Peston Lecture 2013
Dr Sushil Wadhwani is currently CEO of Wadhwani Asset Management LLP, a London-based fund management company and a partner of Caxton Associates. Sushil was a full-time external member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England between June 1999 and May 2002. The MPC is responsible for setting UK interest rates to meet the governments 2.5% inflation target. From 1995-1999 Dr Wadhwani was Head of the Quantitative Systems Group, a member of the Management Committee and Partner at Tudor Proprietary Trading LLC, a fund management company. He was previously Director of Equity Strategy at Goldman Sachs International (1991-95) and before that Reader Lecturer in Economics at the London School of Economics (1984-91). Dr Wadhwani was educated at the London School of Economics, where he obtained a BSc
(Econ), MSc (Econ) and PhD (Econ). He has published a number of articles in academic journals. His past research includes work on financial markets, and the determinants of unemployment and inflation. He was designated a Commander of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
List in 2002.